1. WATER IS DRINKABLE
The tap water of Valencia, is like drinking water. This means that the water has passed through the treatment plants.
2. IT'S HARD
Being drinkable, people will say otherwise as Valencia's water has a high THC grade. What does this mean? which has high levels of Cal.
3. LIMESCALE IS HARMFUL TO HEALTH
Its presence in water is not unhealthy, according to the WHO.
Lime in installations and appliances is enemy nº1, so a water softener is necessary, but not only for appliances, also for those who suffer from atopic skin.
As for water for consumption, it is advisable to install an Osmosis, currently on the market there are equipment that reject 0.75 liters to produce 1 liter.
It is not only good for drinking, but for cleaning fruits and vegetables, for the griddle or steamer, for the renewal of aquarium water and for many other applications.
The two equipment, water softener and osmosis, are complementary but can work independently of each other.
Valencia's water tastes bad because it is very chlorinated.
Chlorine, a common disinfectant, is used for water disinfection and makes the water taste bad.
You want to remove chlorine from the water you drink.
Equipment for your health
5. WHAT TO DO?
The real question is: Do you want the water you drink to taste better? Do you want to remove limescale throughout the house?
An easy one is water bottles. It has quite a few drawbacks. It is expensive, you have to buy them and carry them from the supermarket home and creates a lot of plastic waste. And bottled water is chemically treated so that it does not spoil in the sun.
A great solution to the water problem is to get a water filter. Here, the most important thing is to know what each of them does. I leave you some key points:
Carbon filters are effective in reducing or eliminating chlorine.
If you really want to remove limescale in the water, the only real way is by installing a water softener.
If you are interested in knowing more about water equipment, what each one does and which one may be best for you, do not hesitate to contact me without any commitment.
DEDUCTION OF THE ARTICLE
If you just want to reduce the taste of the water and are not worried about heavy minerals, a simple carbon filter will suffice.
If, on the other hand, you want to reduce the taste of chlorine, contaminants such as heavy metals, pesticides, nitrites, nitrates, you may want to look for something else like an Osmosis.