A lot is being said, a lot is being believed, a lot of is being assumed about the novel coronavirus. The COVID-19 outbreak has made us all more cautious about our health and more observant of our hygiene practice than ever before. Amongst all the concerns and uncertainties that have been surfacing during the pandemic, many of you may have wondered about the spread of the coronavirus through water.
While looking for water filters, you will find many companies promoting their water filtration solutions using the word “TDS” – asserting that it is their key method to test water quality. TDS, which stands for total dissolved solids, is the measurement of the total amount of dissolved particles like salts, chemicals, minerals and metals in the water. The reason why many water filter businesses and homeowners commonly use a TDS test to measure the quality of water is that it is easy, quick and cheap.
Water is an inevitable resource that we need to survive on this planet. However, most of us may not realise what importance water has in our day-to-day life, besides consumption, until they run into a problem with their water supply and are unable to do different sorts of household tasks.
We have all struggled with rinsing the shampoo out of your hair, waited hours for the washing machine to complete a cycle, dealt with taps taking forever to fill a bathtub or sink, washed hands under a tickle of water, dealt with clogged drains and other plumbing situations at some point in time which were bad enough to call in a plumber. But what happens when it turns out that the issue is not with the plumbing or drainage system, but with the flow of water.