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Does freezing water kill bacteria?

In an attempt to ward off illnesses caused by bacteria, people resort to all sorts of methods to sanitise water and make it safe for consumption. Boiling water, exposing it to UV lights and filtering it through special filter media are the most common ways to destroy disease-causing bacteria and viruses present in tap water. But what about freezing water? Can freezing water be an efficient way to kill bacteria?

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Many people use unfiltered tap water in icemakers being convinced that by freezing water, bacteria in it will be destroyed. Unfortunately, freezing water will not help in getting rid of bacteria, and it will not make tap water safe to drink. As a result, freezing water is not an acceptable way to sanitise or purify water.

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UV water filter maintenance tips

Ultraviolet water filters are probably the least maintenance-intensive water filtration products on the market. These systems rely on ultraviolet light to purify your well water or tap water, and are efficient against all types of bacteria and viruses.

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Although UV water filters need to be serviced only once a year, there are some special maintenance requirements that have to be observed to ensure that your UV filter successfully sanitises your tap water. In this article, we’ll go over some of the most important ultraviolet water filter maintenance tips that everyone who owns an UV water sanitiser should be aware of.

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The ideal UV steriliser system for your home

Ultraviolet water filters come in different shapes and sizes – you’ll have simple, UV water filters without any UV pre-filtration systems, or UV disinfection systems that contain a sediment pre-filter, or systems that also contain an activated carbon filter. This latter filter construction – 3-stage water disinfection system – is deemed as the most ideal for filtering water in your entire home.

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In this article, we’re going to analyse the importance of subjecting your tap water to the effects of an UV water filter that will kill harmful bacteria and viruses that may endanger your health. This is especially important if your tap water is coming from a private water well, lake or river.

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Pentek 57 LPM UVBB-120-2 UV Whole House Water Filter System Review

Pentek is a brand of Pentair, a water filter and water filter accessories manufacturer based in the USA. Pentair’s brands and products are recognized by water treatment professionals and homeowners as reliable and efficient filters that meet the standards of the Water Quality Association and NSF International.

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The Pentek 57 LPM UVBB-120-2 UV Whole House Water Filter System is a water sanitising solution for those who draw their water from a well, lake or from other sources that may require treatment with ultraviolet lights in order to eradicate bacteria and viruses.

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Lightbest UV6 (23 LPM – 6GPM) UV Steriliser System Review

UV water filters are specifically designed to target microbiological contaminants found in water. Thus, UV sterilisers are an excellent water filtration solution for keeping water-borne diseases at bay. They excel even where traditional chemical disinfection systems fail, and with the right dosage and exposure time, UV water filters are capable of eradicating 99.9% of microorganisms in water. Some microorganisms may need more exposure time and higher doses, therefore, depending on what types of harmful bacteria are in your water, it’s best to oversize your UV water filter rather than undersize it. The Lightbest UV6 (23 LPM – 6GPM) UV Steriliser System is especially designed to efficiently deal with microorganisms found in private water supplies and functions just as well in the disinfection of municipal water.

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Lightbest UV6 features overview

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