Water Filters to Remove LEAD

Water Filters to Remove LEAD

Lead is abundant in our water and is one of the biggest environmental and health threats. Nowadays, many eyes were raised regarding the amount of lead in water depending on the area that people live in. There are a lot of contaminants in our drinking water that pose a serious threat to our health.

What does LEAD do to our health?


Lead is a neurotoxin which causes brain disorders and heavy damage to kidneys. Lead also damages the red blood cells and the walls of the blood stream. It is quite dangerous for pregnant ladies because it is life threatening for unborn babies as well as infants. Even for the young children up to 7 years of age, it can cause serious damage to nervous system and cause many abnormalities and disabilities like:

*Delay in mental and physical development

*Reduced IQ

*Attention disorder

*Problems related to general behavior

*Brain and nervous system damage

The right filtration methods to remove LEAD from water.

Fortunately, lead can be removed from our drinking water. By far, one of the easiest ways to remove lead from water is by using the right water filter after identifying the contamination source and intensity of accumulation of lead per gallon. It is really important to find out the source of generation of lead into the water supply.

It is easy to install a water filter for removing lead, but it is much tougher to find the right one based on your requirements. However, there are 3 basic water filtration methods used for removal of lead:

  1. Reverse Osmosis—is the most widely used method to reduce the level and remove lead from water.
  2. Activated carbon filtration---Activated carbon absorbs heavy metals like lead, magnesium and many other harmful contaminants.
  3. Distillation---Distillation provides almost pure H2O. But, this is one of the most expensive methods to remove lead from water and gets cheaper as the amount of water filtration in a single go increases. 

 

Top 5 water filters to remove lead from water

There are many types of water filters that efficiently remove lead from water. But finding the right one according to your requirements gives you the best value for your money.

 

  1. RO water purifiers.

Reverse Osmosis is a technology that is used to remove a large majority of containments from water by pushing the water under pressure through semi-permeable membrane. With high precision down to 0.0001 micron, it can block out majority of dissolved salts, organics, bacteria, and pyrogens.(Of course LEAD included) Here is the RO serious water filter from EASTCOOLER.

  1. Under-counter purifiers

EASTCOOLER new design JH99 under-sink water filtration system with a 0.5 Micron High Precise cartridge removes 99.99% of LEAD, Chlorine, Odor and particles from water.

It is specially designed with sediment filter and carbon filter together in one, it’s a quick change filtration system, and very cost effective for replacing the cartridge, you really don’t have to through away the whole container but just to change the filter inside, much cheaper than similar products of other brands, and most importantly, ECO-friendly.

  1. Filter pitchers

EASTCOOLER Water Filter Pitchers use coconut based activated carbon along with ion exchange resin to reduce the levels of lead in water by a great margin. They are portable and come in handy for personal uses because of their cheap costs and energy efficient working.

  1. Shower Head Filters

Lead can destroy your hair. Direct contact of lead with the scalp can let the water penetrate directly into the skull leading to severe brain disorders even in adults. Eastcooler Shower filter use a special media to filter out lead from water. They also remove the increased level of lead from hot water that comes from the water warmers.

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