What a lot of people do not know is that much of Australia water supply that comes through the taps in your home, has gone through a process of reverse osmosis that has made the water pure and clean. There are even some companies that have set up plants to clean up the water and provide a water purification system that can be brought to different areas. Companies like Novatron are specialists in reverse osmosis in Australia and are the reason many different people in various areas are able to drink the water directly from their tap without having to worry about what might be in the water.
Reverse osmosis has made it possible to gain access to new supplies of water that we previously would not have been able to use to clean the house, let alone use to cook with and drink on a daily basis. Things like water that have some sort of contamination to them, to water that comes from the ocean, all of it has become more accessible because of reverse osmosis. Reverse osmosis is able to remove chemicals and toxins like arsenic or lead from the water that we drink, and can even remove salt that has been dissolved in the water that comes from the ocean and so opens up a lot of new possibilities for people to get access o water.
The way the process works is that water that has dissolved items or materials in it, whether they are toxic, dirty, or just some sort of salts, is pushed against a semi permeable membrane that will only let the water pass through but would not let any of the dissolved materials through. This separates the water from the solvents in the water and leave behind water that is clean and safe for drinking.