Pentair LR-BB50 Heavy Duty Lead Reduction System
Whole House Lead Reduction Filtration System
The presence of lead in drinking water is more prevalent and serious than many people realize. Despite common perceptions, lead is not restricted to inner-city communities, but rather is a problem that affects many water systems across the country. According to an Environmental Protection Agency study released in 1993, more than 800 drinking water systems around the nation contain excessive lead. Today, the EPA estimates that more than 40 million North Americans are exposed to potential dangerous amounts of lead in their drinking water.
Who is at Risk?
People of all ages are at risk. Studies show that young children, infants, and pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to unsafe lead levels. The EPA estimates that one in six North American children under the age of 6 has elevated lead levels in their blood.
Lead is especially dangerous to children and pregnant women because it can impair a child’s mental and physical development, reduce a baby’s birth weight and cause premature birth. Prolonged exposure to increased lead levels also can cause aggressive behavior, hyperactivity and learning problems. In adults, increased lead levels have been linked to high blood pressure and damaged hearing.
You’re always looking for ways to keep your family safe and healthy, and water plays a crucial role in both. We’re here to give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing your water is the highest quality it can be. Now you can protect everyone in your family, from every faucet in your home, with an LR-BB50 whole house water filter from Pentair.
- NSF Certified Standard 53 for lead & cyst reduction
- 10 gallons per minute flow rate
- Maximum filtration with minimal pressure drop
- Integrated bypass valve for easier cartridge change-outs
- Complete system with cartridge, wrench, mounting bracket kit and manual
- 40,000 gallons capacity
- Filter life is approx. 4 to 5 months (based on a family of four)
- Three year warranty
- Built-in integrated bypass valve for ease of maintenance
- Quick cartridge change
- Extremely fine filtration to 0.5 microns, or 1/50,000th of an inch
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