Questions and Answers.
Below you will find the most frequently asked questions received from our customers.
What types of water do you deliver?
We deliver three types of water to our customers:
- Drinking Water
- Purified Water
- Fluoridated Water
For a detailed analysis review Pure Flo Water Types
How is Pure Flo water processed?
Pure Flo passes through Ultraviolet (UV) Filtration, Reverse Osmosis (RO) twice and a .5 micron filter. This produces Purified water. We then add minerals to bring the total dissolved solids (TDS) up to 135 parts per million (PPM).
Where does Pure Flo water come from?
The Pure Flo Deep Well source is a 910 foot well at our bottling facility at the base of Cowles Mountain in Santee. The well source is stainless steel encased to a depth of 900 feet.
How often is Pure Flo water tested?
Pure Flo is tested by our own quality assurance personnel on an hourly basis. A weekly test of each product is sent to a California State approved independent laboratory for further testing. Once a year, an extensive test is performed by another State and Federal approved independent laboratory. Pure Flo complies with all local, state and federal regulations. Pure Flo is a member of the National Sanitary Foundation, the International Bottled Water Association, and the California Bottled Water Association. Pure Flo complies with all membership requirements of these organizations.
What kinds of minerals are added to the drinking water?
The same as are found in natural water, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Sulfate, and Sodium Bicarbonate.
Is Pure Flo water deionized?
Pure Flo uses a special process called Electrodeionization.
Is Pure Flo water effervescent?
No, effervescent water is bubbly due to quantities of gasses such as Carbon Dioxide.
What is the difference between well water and spring water?
Well water is pumped to the surface from a lower level. Spring water flows to the surface through natural pressure as opposed to being pumped to the surface.
What is the difference between steam distilled and purified water?
To label water as distilled, it must be processed with heat for evaporation, and then condensed. Pure Flo’s Purified water is accomplished through pressurization and Reverse Osmosis.
How much fluoride is in Pure Flo’s fluoridated water?
One part per million Sodium Fluoride is added to Pure Flo Fluoridated water, plus or minus 1/10 of one part per million.
How much sodium is in Pure Flo’s drinking water?
At sodium levels of less than five parts per million, Pure Flo is considered to be sodium free by state and federal standards.
Is Pure Flo regulated by state law?
Yes, by the California State Food and Drug Administration as well as it’s federal counterpart.
Does Pure Flo have electrolytes in it?
Yes, all water has natural electrolytes.
How long does Pure Flo’s inventory last in storage?
Indefinitely, as long as the package is tightly sealed. However, we suggest that you keep it for less than six months in an area with no sunlight.
How are Pure Flo bottles sterilized?
Our bottle washers use a health department approved detergent and high temperatures. By state law, Pure Flo performs a 25 per million chlorine rinse before the final product water rinse.
How long has Pure Flo been in business?
Pure Flo has been locally owned and operated since 1958.