Reverse osmosis. It’s a fancy scientific term to describe a process of water purification, but most people probably don’t know what reverse osmosis (RO) actually is.
That, in itself, is an issue because without understanding the process it is difficult to see the disadvantages of reverse osmosis. After reading this, you will understand that reverse osmosis water is not safe for human consumption long term, nor for the environment.
What is Reverse Osmosis?
Reverse osmosis is a process of removing contaminant from source water by applying pressure and running the water through a series of artificial, semi-permeable membranes. It is used around the world for many different water purification purposes.
At home RO machines are commonly used to “improve” …