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I did not know about this literature but will look into it, but am unwilling to chance it.
The system that removes the most solids and organic / biologics from your water is the best and that "system" is simple evaporation to distilling.
Alcohol is one example, there are others.
Just something to be aware of. Some chemicals can make it through the process.
The distillation process contains several elements that make it undesirable for purifying drinking water. First of all, while the vaporization process will strip water of salt, metals, and bacteria, the boiling point of most synthetic chemicals, including pesticides, herbicides, and chlorine solutions is lower than the boiling point of water. Synthetic chemicals are the major contaminants remaining after municipal treatment. Distillation does not remove these harmful chemicals.
Finally, distillation, like reverse osmosis, strips water of natural trace elements. When these elements are removed from water, the hydrogen composition becomes greater in proportion, making the water very acidic. Several studies have proven that drinking distilled water, stripped of minerals, can actually be harmful to the body system (Rona, 1995). Long-term consumption of such de-mineralized water can result in mineral deficiencies in the body. Though the removal of trace minerals creates water that is ideal for use in photo or print shops, it creates tasteless and even unhealthy drinking water.
Long-term consumption of such de-mineralized water can result in mineral deficiencies in the body.
ETA: Or just keep disagreeing with me about anything I say like you been doing for some time.
originally posted by: pheonix358
a reply to: intrptr
So yeah, I suggest two or more processes if you want pure water. Getting the chemicals out is a major pain but it is possible if you can do multiple runs at set temperatures but that is very difficult.