HOW DOES REVERSE OSMOSIS WORK?

In a Reverse Osmosis system, pressure is applied to the water molecules forcing them to pass through a semi-permeable membrane. The net result of Reverse Osmosis is a lower concentration of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) being on the one side called the Permeate, and a higher concentration on the other called the Brine.

The percentage of permeate produced (Recovery Rate) from the Reverse Osmosis system is dependent on the type of membrane used along with the quality of the water being treated.