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Why we should not drink City water (Tap water) in Turkey?

13th March 2018

Tap water in most parts of Turkey is heavily chlorinated and chalky especially during the hot summer months.
 In particular, it is difficult for some regions to drink tap water for the high mineral and metal content making for an undesirable taste.

The major cities across Turkey do have water filtration plants and the water is generally considered to be drinkable at the source, however the quality of water pipes that supply it are not maintained and can be contaminated.
Also the filtration plants use a lot of chemicals including heavily chlorinating the water.

How to make tap water safe to drink in Turkey?.

If you live in Turkey you have to use "Tap water filter systems" Reverse Osmosis (RO) Reverse Osmosis filtration uses a membrane, which removes many contaminants from water. It is usually paired with a Granulated Activated Charcoal filter to remove chlorine, can mount under the sink, and have a holding tank 
its safely and not expensive.

A family of 4 people could save1500-2000 TL per year. 

To build a system like this in your home, please contact with Yellali "Find a Trader" service.




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