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FAQs

Does this system remove Covid 19?

General Ecology’s proprietary water purification technology has been independently tested and documented to meet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and World Health Organization (WHO) microbiological standards for drinking water purifiers, which encompass pathogenic cysts, bacteria and viruses.

Customers have been using our systems to protect their health and enhance the quality of their drinking water for over 45 years in residential, commercial, recreational and emergency preparedness situations. 

According to EPA, CDC and WHO guidance, the risk of COVID-19 virus in drinking water is low. However, homeowners who are concerned about pathogens such as viruses in drinking water may consider approaches that remove bacteria, viruses, and other pathogens, including certified home treatment devices.1

General Ecology’s purification systems continue to be an important component in protecting and enhancing the quality of your water for drinking, food and beverage preparation and personal hygiene.

1 EPA.gov. 2020. Corona Virus in Drinking Water and Wastewater  

 

Where can I find a replacement cartridge or accessory?

If you choose the system you have the replacement cartridge and accessories are listed below the product specifications.

 

Why purify (filter) my water?

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What does the Prop 65 warning on California products mean?

The Prop 65 warning is a notice required to protect Californians if at any time during the Installation, Operation or Use of a product they may be exposed to any of the 900+ chemicals identified by the California OEHHA as having the potential to increase the risk of cancer or reproductive harm.

General Ecology, Inc. has done extensive testing to document the performance, safety and integrity of our products and we will continue to use the finest materials and methods available.

However, since the Installation, Operation and Use of the product is also effected by the customer’s application and interpretation of the regulations is ongoing, we include the Prop 65 warning on products shipped to California. Further information regarding California Prop 65 can be found at www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.