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Does a Water Filter Remove E Coli?

  • Published by admin July 13,2020

    E coli is a conditionally pathogenic bacteria, which can cause gastrointestinal infections or a variety of local tissues and organs infections in humans and various animals under certain conditions. 

    Does a water filter remove E coli in water? Some water filters can. It depends on the type of water filter and the filter material used inside.

    Like the RO membrane in the RO water filter, it can remove 0.0001 micron impurities like irons, salts, bacteria including E coli, virus,etc. The removal rate can reach more than 99%. The filter media in water filter such as energy ball, weak alkaline ion ball, germanium ball, far infrared ray ball,etc. All have the function of inhibit and anti bacteria, can also inhibit the survival of E coli in water.

    Before that, we need to know the fact that municipal tap water has been chlorinated before being delivered to your home. Chlorine is white powder, easily soluble in water, highly efficient, fast, broad-spectrum, safe, etc. It has a strong disinfection and sterilization effect. At 20mg / L, the sterilization rate can reach 99%. Widely be used for circulating cooling water system, swimming pool water sterilization and disinfection. Therefore, if you use municipal tap water, do n’t worry too much about the presence of E coli. If you are using well water, it is recommended to install the water purifier mentioned above, they can eliminate and inhibit the survival of E coli in the water.

    Speaking of epidemics, the recent outbreak of new coronavirus requires more self-protection. YUNDA water filter reminder:

    1. Avoid going to crowded public places. To avoid contact with patients with fever and respiratory tract infections, wear masks if required.

    2. Wash hands frequently. Especially when hands are contaminated with respiratory secretions, after touching public facilities, after caring for patients with fever, respiratory infections, or vomiting and diarrhea, after visiting hospitals, after handling contaminated objects, and after touching animals, animal feed, or animal feces.

    3. Don't spit. Cover your mouth and nose with tissues or elbows when sneezing or coughing.

    4. Strengthen exercise, work regularly, and maintain indoor air circulation.

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