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Rainwater Treatment Maintenance Guide

Rainwater collection is a great practice and becoming increasingly popular. However, it’s essential that water is collected and stored correctly and then maintained regularly so that it’s fit for consumption. The following sections of this guide will provide some advice on how to ensure your water is pure and safe to use.
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Photo Competition

It's now time to reveal your artistic flair! Take a photo of your existing installed Puretec water filter system and we'll select 3 lucky winners who send us the best photos. Each of the winners will receive a gift card worth $100.
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The 2019 Winter Special Starts July 1!

Want great tasting water on tap? The Puretec Winter Special is on now, offering a wide range of applications for mains, rainwater, undersink & whole house. Save money, time and the environment.
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The NEW PureMix Z6

The PureMix Z6 system uses Ultra Z Filtration Technology to reduce unwelcome elements in your water. With 3 levels of filtration, the PureMix Z6 filters out sediment down to 0.1 micron* as well as filtering out bad taste, odour, chlorine and protects against cysts and bacteria such as E. coli. Leaving you with healthy, great tasting, clean, safe and pure water.
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Puretec Easter Long Weekend Competition

Hop on over to our Facebook page and check out our Easter Competition. 

You could WIN a Puretec Caravan Filter - we’ll even include some extra Easter chocolate for the whole family to enjoy! 

Jump in quick, competition closes 11:59 pm Wednesday 17th of April!
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Know Your Water - Rainwater

Rainwater collection is great practice. It’s free from the sky, it tastes great, it’s reasonably consistent in terms of quality and there generally aren’t many things that need to be treated before it’s ready for drinking or using throughout your home. One of the first issues we come across with is sediment. Sediment is inevitably...
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Know Your Water - Mains Water

Many people receive their water from a mains or town water supply; the benefit with this water supply is that usually, the local government authority has a water treatment plant in place to get that water to a condition where it meets drinking water guidelines and is safe to drink. The reality is that most homes are several kilometres...
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Simple fix for your alternative water source during the drought

In the areas of severe drought in NSW & QLD the little water remaining is deteriorating in quality.

We recently received a call from Rolleston, QLD inland from Rockhampton in the Central Highlands region. They live on a 20000...
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River Water Quality Issues Including Blue Green Algae Blooms

Many households in in Australia and New Zealand draw directly off rivers and channels and use the water throughout the home. Unfortunately, as those households well know, the water generally contains suspended solids, high levels of organics or tannin’s, some chemicals...
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The Benefits of Water Softeners

Have you noticed your water leaving spots on glassware and/or streaks on shower screens, scaling in the kettle, tapware or shower heads? After taking a shower have you noticed that your skin feels dry and itchy or your hair feeling dry, brittle or frizzy? After doing the laundry ever noticed that the fabric is harsh and rough...
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Tanksafe – The best way to disinfect your rain water

Along with a selection of sediment filters, carbon filters and neutralising treatment systems, Puretec offers Tank safe as part of its range in treating rainwater, surface water or underground water. There is a growing need for these as more alternative sources are needed for treating water...
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Naegleria Fowleri: The Brain Eating Amoeba

Naegleria Fowleri, also commonly known as the “brain-eating parasite”, is a free-living, bacteria-feeding amoeba that can be pathogenic, causing a fulminant brain infection called the primary amoebic meningoencephalitis or PAM. This microorganism is typically found in bodies of warm freshwater such as ponds, lakes, rivers...
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Why Watermark is important for water filters

When you looking to purchase a domestic water filtration system for your home it is important that the system you select carries the Watermark approval.

For water filters to be legally installed in accordance with your plumbing regulations getting the watermark certification is
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Fluoride in Drinking water

What is fluoride?

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral, often found in underground springs and bore/well water. It is also commonly found in food, plants, bottled water, and toothpaste. Studies have proven Fluoride to reduce tooth decay within the general population, which is why our town water supplies are dosed...
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Why is Chlorine in our drinking water?

Many people wonder why chlorine is added to our drinking water. Chlorine tastes and smells horrible! Unfiltered tap water is a lot less appealing to drink than chlorine free filtered water – so naturally you’ll tend to drink more water if its chlorine free. Also, with no chlorine, ice blocks taste a lot better in drinks and in the bathroom showering...
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