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microplastic in water aqualine Microplastics in Water

Unveiling Microplastics

As we strive for a more environmentally friendly world, we are confronted with the subtle yet significant issue of microplastics in water. These minuscule plastic particles, measuring less than 5 millimetres, have quietly infiltrated both tap and bottled water supplies, presenting a multifaceted challenge to environmental sustainability and human health. 

Understanding Microplastics

 

Sources 


Microplastics originate from various sources, including the breakdown of larger plastic items such as bottles, bags, and packaging. Additionally, synthetic clothing fibres shed during washing cycles contribute to the microplastic load in waterways. Microbeads, tiny plastic particles used in personal care products like facial scrubs and toothpaste, also contribute to the proliferation of this contaminant in our environment. 

Health Concerns

 

Emerging research suggests that microplastics in water may pose potential health risks to humans. When consumed via contaminated water sources, they can accumulate in the gastrointestinal tract and potentially transfer harmful chemicals to the body. The small size of these particles enables them to penetrate tissues and organs, raising concerns about their ability to disrupt biological processes and contribute to inflammatory responses. While the full extent of the health implications of is still under investigation, addressing microplastic pollution in water is crucial for safeguarding human health and well-being.

 
 

Why Choose Aqualine?

 

Activated Carbon Filters

 

Aqualine’s commitment to water purity extends to our activated carbon filters, which play a pivotal role in the comprehensive removal of impurities, with a particular focus on microplastics. As water flows through the activated carbon filter, the porous surface of the carbon material attracts and captures microplastics, essentially adhering them to the filter media.

Reverse Osmosis Systems

 

For those seeking the pinnacle of water purification, our range of reverse osmosis systems sets a new standard. Going beyond the capabilities of traditional filtration, these systems employ a sophisticated process to eliminate contaminants, with a particular emphasis on microplastics. Reverse osmosis involves forcing water through a semi-permeable membrane, effectively screening out impurities down to the molecular level. This filtration method ensures that  microplastics particles are excluded from the purified water. 

Choose Aqualine for Water Purity

 

At Aqualine,  we are committed to raising awareness about this issue and providing effective solutions. Our cutting-edge water filtration products are designed to remove microplastics and other contaminants, ensuring that you and your loved ones have access to clean, safe drinking water. Join us in our mission to protect our planet and safeguard the health of future generations.

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