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What do activated carbon filters remove from the water in Malta?

How is an activated carbon block made? An activated carbon block work by trapping impurities on its surface. Activated carbon is produced through a process that involves the exposure of carbon to extremely high temperatures, then washing it with chemicals or acid, which causes the activated carbon to develop an electrical charge. This activated carbon has billions of tiny pores in each block that attract, hold and "punch" out any toxins until it is saturated. That means activated carbon filters must be replaced or "topped-up" on a regular schedule to ensure that impurities don't leach back into the water supply. The activation process increases the surface area of activated charcoal by up to 350 times, making activated carbon highly adsorptive....

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All about Brita water filter Malta

If you are searching about the Brita water filter Malta here you can find out all about it, the pros and cons, and some ideas about alternative water filter systems in Malta. Brita water filter In Malta mostly the Brita water filter jug is available. This unit is a pitcher or jug filter that uses activated carbon to filter water as it passes through using gravity. Carrtidges are replaced when used up. Does the Brita water filter work? This type of unit involves a pitcher or jug with a built-in filter that uses activated carbon pearls that reduces chlorine taste and odor as well as removing copper, mercury and cadmium for cleaner drinking water.  The activated carbon filter inside the...

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10 things to know about tap water in Malta

Tap water in Malta is an important topic for many Maltese people because most people do not drink the tap water. For this reason, tap water has become a hot issue in recent years as more and more people are concerned about its safety. In Malta tap water comes from the sea, ground or surface sources which is treated before being pumped into homes. The quality of tap water varies across the island, but generally tap water in Malta is safe to drink if you use special filters like faucet filters, jugs filters or under the sink reverse osmosis filters that will remove any harmful contaminants that maybe present. The Water Services Corporation of Malta provides tap water to all...

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Shocking revelations about peoples dislike for tap water in Malta

Shockingly, nobody in Malta taking part in a European wide survey responded that they would drink water from the tap. Is it really that shocking though? Maybe it's something we sadly have just accepted in Malta, that people who drink the tap water directly are few and far between. However from talking to many hundreds of TAPP Water customers we know that there is a strong dislike also for plastic bottles, and an increasing concern over the use of plastic and the quality of water contained in plastic bottles in Malta. So change is happening in Malta at the consumer level, and at the infrastructure level Water Services Corporation is always making investment to improve water quality in Malta. The...

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Malta's wonderful alkaline drinking water.

Have you been reading about the wonderful health benefits of alkaline water? Maybe you have even seen advertising for special gadgets that make your water alkaline? The good news is that here in Malta our water is already alkaline - and when filtered with TAPP Water is independently tested to be more alkaline than before filtration. So what does all this mean and why is it important. What is alkaline water? Alkaline water is water with a PH level between 8 and 9. Spring water with a high mineral content will have this range of PH values. Pure water has a PH of 7, and in the natural environment runs over rocks and mineral deposits which then dissolve in the...

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