Knowledge Base

XL7000 distribution

BETTER WATERS is seeking to increase US distribution of our flagship filtration system XL7000. Having sold many thousands of this high performance ...

Why is my screen filter on bypass?

An issue regularly brought to our attention is a screen filter that went into bypass soon after installation - meaning, it stopped working.  First...

10 micron vs. 25 micron -- what to know

For building-wide filtration, today most owners and engineers want 10 micron.  After all, if you are going to the trouble providing filtration, wh...

filtered is better

Program SummaryFor owners who have ordered Omicron fine particle filtration of domestic water at their projects, we are pleased to offer revenue-sh...

Turbidity testing, Omicron 10 (Brooklyn NY)

What's the true impact of Omicron 10 on tap water? It’s easy to fix on the micron rating of a filter: 10 is smaller than 25, 1 is smaller than 5, 0...

We are serious about water.

Don’t get us wrong. Most building filters we supply are smaller than this Omicron Twin 21300-10(H) 316L, for up to 800 gallons/minute @ 10 micron....

What if all building water is filtered to bottled-quality?

Let’s make all the water in our building bottled quality! A worthy goal, but in reality, there are some limitations in play: Water that is “bottled...

In-depth essay: What to understand when choosing a filter for drinking water

Here is info we think can be useful to help you choose the best filter for your needs. In the selection table, you’ll find the essential values of ...

Water Filtration for High Volume Locations

The sub-micron drinking water filtration we supply is applicable to home, work, educational and recreational environments. The key distinction is v...

Choosing a Water Filter (short version)

At Better Waters, we believe that high performance water filtration resolves two important points that are otherwise in conflict: People need gre...

NYC tap water before / after XL7000 filtration

New York City often proclaims its tap water to be some of the finest in the nation. That’s not entirely incorrect; the problem with the claim is th...

About NSF Certification

What is NSF International? NSF International is an accredited, independent third-party certification body that tests and certifies the safety and p...