It is an effective method against a variety of microorganisms, such as E. coli and others resistant to the action of chlorine, such as Cryptosporidium and Gardia, parasites that can be incorporated into the water distribution network and for which there is no effective pharmacological treatment.
Impurities in the water, such as sand, oxides, and traces of other materials carried along the pipes can cause serious problems, clogging and corrosion, if not eliminated. The purpose of the filtration is to protect both the water supply and the devices connected to it.
In water treatment systems, it refers to the controlled addition of chemical products such as chlorine or polyphosphates by means of dosing pumps, in order to modify their chemical composition and change their properties.
Dechlorinators, denitrifiers, deferrizers, arsenic removal, remineralizers, and demineralization:
The high concentrations of elements such as nitrates, caused by the use of chemical fertilizers, especially in intensive agriculture and livestock, can be reduced thanks to ion exchange.