Santevia - Counter Top Enhanced Water System - 1 Kit Santevia Enhanced Water System revolutionizes tap water, creating pure, fresh tasting water that is healthier for you and more cost effective than bottled water. Using a multi-stage filtration and re-mineralization system, the Santevia Water System cleans, mineralizes and invigorates your water while adjusting the pH level to mildly alkaline. Stage 1 - Ceramic Pre-Filter Pore size is 0.3 of a micron. Removes rust and sediments. Inhibits bacteria, germs, and parasites. Double sided, low profile design. Stage 2 - Activated Carbon & Charcoal Removes chlorine, Trihalomethanes (THMs), organic chemicals, odor, color and particulates. 3 different sizes of carbon & charcoal used to increase effectiveness. Stage 3 - Silica Sand Neutralizes acidic components creating optimal pH balance. When the top layer of white silica sand becomes discolored it is time to change the filter. Stage 4 - Zeolite Granules Inhibits bacteria Removes heavy metals such as lead and mercury. Removes detergents, agricultural chemicals and other toxins. Stage 5 - Mineral Infusion Ionized minerals help oxygenate and fortify the water. The highly porous mineral stones aid in the oxygenation of water and in the adjustment of the water to mild alkaline. Stage 6 - Bio Ceramic Breaks water molecules into very minute fractions to greatly improve absorption and increase the oxygen content of the water. Stage 7 - Mineral Stone Post Filter The mineral stones contain calcium, iron, manganese, potassium, sodium, zinc and other trace minerals. Continually release easily absorbed ionized minerals. The mineral stones will last up to 5 years gradually diminishing in size. World Health Organization recommends drinking water with calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, sodium, potassium and zinc. Santevia water contains all of these minerals.