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May 19, 2009

What’s Inside Your Water

Opportunities galore exist for unwanted particles to enter the water from its starting point at the reservoirs upstate. Sometimes, however, substances are deliberately added to the water.    Philip Kraus, owner of Fred Smith Plumbing & Heating and Culligan of New York City, notes that sodium silicate may be added to the water at the building in order to deter the rust in older buildings that have iron piping.  Also, newer buildings may use it too in an attempt to cut down on brown water.  Kraus notes that while the substance is approved by the FDA, some tenants may want to reduce it at the tap.  This can be done easily enough with the point- of- use drinking water filter.

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