Are Reverse Osmosis Filters Safe for Drinking Water? - Mayu Water Answers

Are Reverse Osmosis Filters Safe for Drinking Water?

Thanks to their efficiency in purifying water, reverse osmosis systems are gaining popularity. Learn whether RO filters are safe for drinking water.

Photo of Cameron-Leigh Henning
By Cameron-Leigh Henning
Nevena Radulović - Editor for Mayu Water
Edited by Nevena Radulović

Updated June 12, 2023.

While the reverse osmosis system may be appealing due to its efficiency at filtering water, it's important to consider the safety of RO water before choosing an RO water system. The good news is that reverse osmosis filters are safe for drinking water, as RO water treatment produces clean drinking water without the use of chlorine or other chemical cleaning agents. An RO system limits your exposure to contaminants in tap water, ensuring you're drinking pure water.

» Learn the health benefits of reverse osmosis

How Reverse Osmosis Makes Your Water Safe

Reverse osmosis filters are safe for drinking water because they remove the following:

» Find out how to remove THMs from your drinking water

Ensure Safe Drinking Water With Reverse Osmosis

While reverse osmosis is a highly effective system, one of the main criticisms of RO is that it removes all minerals from tap water. Although this softens the water, some essential minerals should be added back to the water to provide you with all the nutrients you need.

Fortunately, it's easy to remineralize your water by adding Mayu's Essential Mineral Drops, which is one of the healthiest ways to add the minerals back to your RO water.

MAYU Minerals | Essential Drops

4.9/5(818 reviews)