TCE—How To Get Rid of It

The usual recommendation for TCE removal is carbon filtration, reverse osmosis, and packed tower aeration. Clearly, the best protection strategy for residential users is whole house carbon filtration and undersink reverse osmosis for drinking water. TCE is a “whole house” treatment issue because it can be either inhaled as a vapor, absorbed through the skin in bathing, or ingested in drinking water. Although a few states have set lower limits, the federal maximum acceptable limit for TCE is 5 parts per billion.