Reverse Osmosis: Use or not to use?


  • Prem Kumar
  • Anshu Singh
  • Neeti Purwar
  • S Nagesh





Air, water and soil very important for our living but urbanization and industrialisation , have polluted all of it .None of the is left undisturbed but the condition of water is more dreadful as we use it for drinking purpose too. We have numerous methods to purify water and one of them is Reverse Osmosis.

Reverse Osmosis (RO) is a water purification technology that uses a semipermeable membrane to remove ions, molecules and larger particles from drinking water. RO removes inorganic minerals which are unhealthy and healthy too3. Improvement in RO technology including advanced membrane material, module and process design, and energy recovery has led to cost reduction which in turn gaining interest to its commercial as well as household applications. In this article, the applications of RO, its advantages, and limitations are being discussed especially related to health.




How to Cite

Kumar, P. ., Singh, A. ., Purwar, N. ., & Nagesh, S. . (2019). Reverse Osmosis: Use or not to use?. Journal of Comprehensive Health, 7(1), 45–46.



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