How Does An Alkaline Water Filter Work?
What is an alkaline water filter? Well, a good alkaline water filter works to filter out potentially harmful contaminants like microplastics, chlorine, heavy metals, bacteria and chemicals while retaining essential life-sustaining natural electrolytes, turning your drinking water into alkaline mineral water that hydrates you quickly and efficiently at the cellular level.
How does an alkaline water filter work, exactly? The zazen Alkaline Water System employs a 10 stage-state-of-the-art filtration process and custom-built water filter components. This involves a Ceramic Filter to pre-filter the water before it is further filtered through our zazen Multi-Stage Filter Cartridge. Read on to learn more about how an alkaline water filter works.
What Does Filtration Remove From Water?
Water goes through many filtrations. In nature, water is filtered through natural sand, soil and mineral deposits and exposed to the sun and other elements. These factors remove harmful toxins and pick up minerals to create pristine mineral water.
Most tap water and bottled water is filtered through water treatment systems to remove contaminants like heavy metals, dirt, silt, sand and sediment from your water. There is also the rise of micro plastics in tap water, which need to be adequately filtered.
Popular jug water filters, tap-mounted, under-sink and benchtop filters all also filter out chemicals and sediments to varying degrees. When looking at how a home water filter works, those who wish to reduce chlorine and fluoride should always compare these types of water filters.
W hat does standard filtration remove from water? The answer is often some of the bad stuff and some of the good stuff. This leaves you with clean but sterile water that lacks any electrolyte minerals or properties to hydrate.
The difference between many of these water filter products and the zazen Alkaline Water Filter is that our system also creates specifically structured and balanced water that the human body can receive and absorb more easily and naturally, which is essential for optimal cellular hydration.
Do Water Filters Remove Fluoride?
Fluoride is undetectable, both in odour and in taste. Fluoride is not to be confused with chlorine, another addition to most Australian water, which does have an odour and taste.
There are a host of water filters on the market that filter fluoride to varying degrees including our innovative Alkaline Water System, which utilises the latest multi-stage micro filtering technology to remove up to 90% of fluoride from tap water (not to mention 99% chlorine).
What the zazen water filters do that most other water filters can’t do is to create balanced alkaline water that includes key nutrients and electrolytes that the human body can receive and absorb more easily.
How Does The zazen Alkaline Water Filter Work?
The zazen Alkaline Water System uses two unique water filter components that work in synergy together to replicate Mother Nature’s water cycle and transform your drinking water into refreshing, alkaline mineral water that hydrates you at the cellular level.
The zazen Ceramic Water Filter is the critical first step in our filtration process. It pre-filters rust, sediment, organic matter, bacteria, cysts, parasites and other microorganisms that may be present in water supplies. It even removes microplastic particles down to 0.2 microns!
The zazen Multi-Stage Water Filter Cartridge continues the process. The first layer is a silver activated carbon layer that inhibits bacteria growth and reduces chlorine, pesticides and any trace chemicals that the ceramic filter may have missed.
The next layers in the zazen Multi-Stage Water Filter Cartridge are the fluoride reduction layer and the activated zeolite layer. The former reduces fluoride by up to 90% in treated water supplies. The latter further inhibits bacteria and traps heavy metals such as lead, mercury, aluminium, nickel and copper, along with detergents, ammonium and industrial chemicals.
The Science Behind an Alkaline Water Filter
It’s important to understand that filtering your water to get rid of harmful toxins and chemicals is just half the answer. The other half is alkalinity and ensuring your water is not just sterile but packed with a balanced range of electrolyte minerals for optimal rehydration.
To achieve this, the zazen Multi-Stage Water Filter Cartridge features a bio-ceramic Pi layer that contains highly compressed diatomaceous earth and mineral oxides to emit Pi energy to enhance bioavailability.
The next is a Far Infrared (FIR) layer, which energises the water, helping balance the pH levels and reduce acidic components. The silica sand layer then infuses natural silica - known to strengthen collagen for radiant hair and nails - and polishes the water for crystal clear results.
But that’s not all. The zazen Alkaline Water System also comes with natural Mineral Stones, mined from pristine deposits over 300m below the earth’s surface. These contain key minerals like calcium, iron, magnesium and potassium.
Silver stones are antibacterial and help keep the tank clean and ensure you get the best quality water each and every day.
Installation, Maintenance & Replacement Parts of Your Home Water Filter
Now that we’ve answered the question, ‘How does a home water filter work?’,we can focus on how you can make delicious alkaline water part of your ongoing routine.
The zazen Alkaline Water System is incredibly simple to install within your home or workplace; watch ourinstallation instructions available for both the BPA Free Plastic Tank & Glass Bottom Tank, as well as information on how best to care for your system.
It is essential you perform ongoing maintenance for your alkaline water system to ensure impurities are entirely removed from your drinking water. This primarily revolves around either cleaning your water filter components orreplacing them altogether as needed. Be sure to alsodownload our installation & care guide for further information.
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