Benefits of Whole House Lead Reduction
Undesirable contaminants such as lead and cysts can exist in water sources or pipes outside your home and can cause a variety of health issues. Lead is often one of the most talked about water contaminants in the media and because of its use in common household products like paint, pipes, ceramics and others, it is still widely found in residential home’s water across the country. With a Pentair Whole House Heavy Duty Lead System, you can enjoy worry-free water with fewer harmful effects of lead at every tap in your home.
- Maximum filtration with minimal pressure drop
- Integrated bypass valve for easier cartridge change-outs
- Heavy-duty system helps reach every corner of your plumbing
- Cartridge flow restrictor ensures fine filtration without sacrificing water pressure
Heavy Metal Reduction
Easy Cartridge Change-Outs
The LR-BB50 is Tested and Certified by NSF International against CSA B483.1 and NSF/ ANSI Standard 53 for the reduction of Lead and Cysts.
- Cyst* - 99.99%
- Lead (pH 6.5) – 98.8%
- Lead (pH 8.5) – 99.9%
Frequently Asked Questions
Does my water contain lead?
Lead is not necessarily in your tap water. Request a copy of the yearly water quality report from your local municipality or conduct a home water test to determine if your water requires a lead filter.
What maintenance is required?
You will need to replace the filter every four to five months, depending on your water quality and water usage.
My water pressure dropped. What should I do?
A significant pressure drop can be a sign that it’s time to replace the filter cartridge. If you notice a sustained dip in pressure after swapping out the cartridge, talk to a Pentair water expert.