Does the Circle RO system remove fluoride?
Yes, the Brondell H2O+ Circle Reverse Osmosis system removes fluoride from water and is certified by the WQA (Water Quality Association) for Fluoride reduction.
Fluoride is a naturally-occurring mineral found in many foods and water. Fluoride helps to promote dental health and has other beneficial qualities when present in small quantities, as found in most municipal water systems, usually in the form of sodium fluoride. However, we realize that some people still want to completely remove fluoride from their drinking water. The Brondell H2O+ Circle Reverse Osmosis system removes fluoride from water and is certified by the WQA (Water Quality Association) for Fluoride reduction, while the Cypress, Pearl, and Coral leave the mineral in. It’s very rare to find quality filtration systems (other than reverse osmosis systems) that are capable of removing any substantial amount of fluoride from drinking water. Beware of uncertified claims from manufacturers claiming to remove fluoride with non-RO systems.
How does reverse osmosis (RO) technology work?
RO systems strip the water of most everything (including many beneficial minerals), however they can be necessary to remove certain contaminants in various parts of the country. They are also necessary for removing fluoride in your water, should that be a priority for you. Issues with typical RO systems include: they can waste up to 24 gallons of water for every 1 gallon of drinkable water; they require large storage tanks, and they are expensive and complex to install.
The Brondell Circle RO System eliminates these problems (and is up to 10 times more efficient than other systems!) by wasting less than 2 gallons of water per gallon of drinking water produced. The Circle also has an integrated tank and sophisticated non-electrical design. microorganisms, bad tastes, and odors from your tap water for a healthier home and family.
Is there an automatic water filter replacement reminder system?
Yes, the Circle Reverse Osmosis System includes a chrome faucet with an integrated LED filter change indicator.
Does the Circle RO system require an air gap faucet?
The Circle RO System does NOT require an air gap faucet. There is anti-backflow built into the system, and the entire system is certified by the Water Quality Association (with the included faucet).
Does the Circle RO system remove sodium?
Yes, the Circle RO System will significantly reduce or eliminate sodium and aqueous salts.
Does the Circle RO system re-mineralize the filtered water?
No, the Circle RO System does not re-mineralize the filtered water. Needed minerals can be consumed through food by eating a healthy, balanced diet.
What is the faucet flow rate for the Circle RO system?
The faucet dispenses water at a rate of between 0.26 and 0.37 gallons per minute (gpm) when the incoming water pressure ranges from 20-100 psi.
Will the Circle RO system get my TDS reading down to zero?
The TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) reading will not go to absolute zero and usually fluctuates between 5-10 ppm. After water moves through the pre-filter, carbon block filter, and RO Membrane, the TDS reading will be very near zero. After this, the water moves through a final carbon block filter before exiting the faucet. At the last filter state the water can pick up a small amount of TDS particles from the carbon, but that’s normal and proper functionality.