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Nitrate Reduction Filters

Nitrate Molecule

Nitrate Removal Filters

About Nitrates

Features & Benefits

Applications

US Water nitrate removal cartridges provide effective nitrate removal by the utilization of ResinTech® SIR-100-HP resin. Its unique functionality offers twenty-five (25) times greater affinity for nitrate than standard strong-based anion resins. This cartridge removes nitrates efficiently with low leakage, and eliminates the possibility of nitrate dumping upon exhaustion.

NitratesSymptoms Serious illness and even death, especially due to "Blue Baby Syndrome."

Causes:Since they are very soluble and do not bind to soils, nitrates have a high potential to migrate to ground water. Because they do not evaporate, nitrates/nitrites are likely to remain in water until consumed by plants or other organisms

Health Concerns:  Excessive levels of nitrate in drinking water have caused serious illness and sometimes death. The serious illness in infants or "Blue Baby Syndrome" is due to the conversion of nitrate to nitrite by the body, which can interfere with the oxygen-carrying capacity of the child's blood. This can be an acute condition in which health deteriorates rapidly over a period of days. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blueness of the skin, diuresis, increased starchy deposits and hemorrhaging of the spleen.

Action Level: Over 10.0 ppm (parts per million).

 

About Nitrates

Nitrates are naturally occurring compounds that are formed when organic matter decomposes in nature. Nitrates are colorless, odorless and tasteless compounds and cannot be detected unless water samples are laboratory tested.

The primary inorganic nitrates that may contaminate drinking water are potassium and ammonium nitrate both widely used in lawn and garden fertilizers. Most nitrogenous materials in natural waters tend to convert to nitrate so all sources of combined nitrogen; particularly organic nitrogen and ammonium should be considered as potential sources of contamination

The EPA defines maximum contaminant level(MCL) allowed in drinking water to be 10 mg/L NO3-N or 45 mg/NO3. Certain populations should monitor nitrate levels to insure they do not suffer any ill health effects, especially children.

 

Features and Benefits

RESINTECH® SIR-100-HP MEDIA CERTIFIED BY WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION (WQA) 

US Water Nitrate Cartridges uss nitrate selective resin which is WQA Gold Seal Certified and meets NSF/ANSI 61 guidelines. ResinTech®SIR-100-HP the highest operating capacity of any nitrate selective resin. ResinTech®SIR-100-HP is uniform particle size, low-pressure drop and has superior physical stability

FITS STANDARD RESIDENTIAL AND INDUSTRIAL SIZE HOUSINGS  

US Water Nitrate Cartridges cartridges are double-open end cartridges that fit standard residential and industrial housings

OVERSIZED CARTRIDGES FOR MAXIMUM MEDIA FILL 

US Water Nitrate Cartridges have up to 50% higher capacity and extended life, due to the use of larger cartridges

QUALITY PRODUCED AND MADE IN THE USA 

To ensure consistent quality and peace of mind for the consumer all drinking water media are WQA Gold Seal or NSF certified.

Applications

  • DRINKING WATER -If laboratory testing indicates elevated levels of nitrates; the use of a nitrate removal cartridge is beneficial to further purify the municipal water source.
  • PRIVATE WELLS - Supply 15% of American populations with drinking water, and these wells are not subject to EPA regulations. These wells provide safe clean water, but occasionally can become contaminated, resulting in illness. It is the responsibility of the well owner to maintain and treat their wells.
  • TARGETED REMOVAL FOR SPECIFIC ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS - The nitrate removal cartridge is especially useful, due to its ability to remove nitrates preferentially in the presence of sulfates and other divalent ions.
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