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Purified vs. Tap Water: Making an Informed Choice for Your Health

Posted on January 1, 2024

Here at Modern Water we specialize in providing both purified and alkaline water. In this article we’ll explore the differences between tap water and purified water, focusing on the potential contaminants in tap water and the benefits of choosing purified water. Our goal is to offer insights that help you make an informed decision about your water consumption for better health.

Understanding Tap Water

Tap water is the most accessible form of water for many. It’s convenient and undergoes treatment to meet certain safety standards. However, it’s not without its drawbacks.

Potential Contaminants in Tap Water

  • Chemical Additives: Chlorine and fluoride are commonly added for purification and dental health, but they can affect taste and have been debated for their health impacts.
  • Environmental Contaminants: Lead, pesticides, and industrial chemicals can seep into water supplies, posing health risks.
  • Microbial Pathogens: Bacteria and viruses can sometimes contaminate water, especially after heavy rains or infrastructure failures. 
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The Purified Water Difference

At Modern Water, we take water quality seriously. Our purification process uses an advanced Diamond Skid reverse osmosis process to remove contaminants, ensuring you get the cleanest, healthiest water possible.

Benefits of Purified Water

  • Removal of Contaminants: State-of-the-art filtration systems eliminate harmful chemicals, heavy metals, and pathogens.
  • Improved Taste and Odor: Without impurities, purified water tastes and smells better, making it more enjoyable to drink.
  • Health Advantages: Purified water supports overall health by reducing exposure to harmful substances.
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Making the Right Choice

When choosing between tap and purified water, consider:

  • Quality: Purified water offers a higher standard of cleanliness and taste.
  • Health: The removal of contaminants is crucial for long-term health.
  • Environmental Impact: While tap water has a lower carbon footprint, Modern Water’s sustainable practices aim to minimize environmental impact.
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Alkaline Water: A Step Further

Alkaline water, with its higher pH level, offers unique benefits:

  • Hydration: It’s believed to hydrate more effectively.
  • Antioxidant Properties: Some studies suggest it can neutralize harmful free radicals.
  • Acid-Base Balance: It may help balance the body’s pH.

Modern Water can regularly outfit you with alkaline water at a pH above 9.0, having minerals essential to enhanced hydration.

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Choosing between tap and purified water is more than a matter of taste; it’s a health decision. At Modern Water, we’re committed to providing the highest quality purified and alkaline water, ensuring that every sip contributes to your well-being.

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December 7, 2023

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