What issues can a home water filter address?
  • Lead leaching into the water from household plumbing: While lead is rarely found in our source waters and there are no known lead service lines in West Richland's distribution system, lead is in the plumbing of some homes and businesses. Lead in that plumbing can dissolve into drinking water when the water sits in the pipes for several hours. A lead-certified filter will remove lead.
  • Taste and odor preference: You might prefer the taste and smell of filtered water, or you may have old iron pipes in your home that affect the taste of your water, and you'd like to filter out that taste.
  • Chlorine sensitivity: If you have chlorine sensitivity, you might prefer to filter your drinking water or install a shower head that removes chlorine.

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1. Do I need to filter my drinking water?
2. What issues can a home water filter address?
3. How do water filters work?