According to the Colorado State University website, there are four possible ways to remove nitrates from contaminated drinking water: distillation, reverse osmosis, ion-exchange and blending. Although it is certainly pos... More » Science Environmental Science

When ammonium nitrate and water mix, an endothermic reaction occurs. An endothermic reaction is a chemical reaction in which energy is absorbed, heat is lost, and the temperature of the chemical products is reduced. More » Science Chemistry Atoms & Molecules

Ammonium nitrate dissolves in water with an endothermic reaction, a chemical reaction that consumes heat rather than releasing it. The temperature of the solution is lower than the starting temperature of either componen... More »

The most common methods of removing salt from water are distillation and reverse osmosis. Distillation refers to the process of purifying water through evaporation and condensation, while reverse osmosis uses a semi-perm... More »

Installing a reverse osmosis, ultrafiltration, distillation or ion exchange system is the most effective method to remove arsenic from well water. Typically these types of systems treat only one faucet in a house. Boilin... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Salt is removed from seawater by different varieties of two basic processes: distillation, which is also referred to as "thermal," and reverse osmosis, which is also called "membrane." Distillation involves boiling seawa... More »

Water filters work by disinfection methods, filtration, reverse osmosis, distillation and ion exchange to remove harmful impurities. Each process has its advantages and kills specific types of contaminates. Disinfection ... More » Home & Garden Appliances Small Kitchen Appliances