If you are concerned about atrazine in your drinking water, you may consider purchasing a home treatment device. However, in order to make a well-informed and cost-effective decision, consider:
- Checking with your water system or consumer confidence report to learn about the amount of total atrazine in your water.
- Identifying a device that has been independently certified to remove atrazine.
, the Water Quality Association
, Underwriters Laboratories
and CSA International
all certify home treatment products for removal of contaminants. The relevant atrazine removal standard is NSF/ANSI Standard 53
. If you choose to use a home treatment device, it is very important to follow the manufacturer's operation and maintenance instructions carefully in order to make sure the device works properly.