6. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Whole-House or Point-of-Entry (POE) systems?

 

POE Advantages:

  • All water in the house is treated
  • Can drink water safely from any tap
  • Arsenic-free shower and bath water
  • Can easily size system to maintain flows the same as before the treatment system was installed

 

POE Disadvantages:

  • Installation cost
  • Maintenance cost (about $1 a day)