Reverse osmosis water purification scam: Hidden camera investigation (CBC Marketplace)

- October 3, 2018



Clean Water, Dirty Tricks: Marketplace goes undercover to expose the techniques used in door-to-door sales of water purification systems — devices that can cost thousands of dollars, but which most people simply may not need.
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Comments (2189)

  • So why doesn't anybody drink "the trick", if it is so safe
    incidentally, that so called safe water.... coca-cola doesn't use either, for a few good reasons, one is because the chemicals etc do affect the taste
    i have a basic carbon filter for my water, there is a huge improvement in taste..
    Please don't tell me that chlorine is harmless, like the preservatives in food stuff, and the cigarette companies, up to the seventies, saying that cigarettes are also harmless.
    i realise that the water must be cleaned and sanitised, before being piped to the consumers, then at homes the chemicals should be removed, hence the filters.
    Reverse Osmosis is overkill, as it removes absolutely everything including minerals.

    Ron A - 1 week ago

  • Hey marketplace, do a video on the never ending illegal call from scams trying to get your information. I bet if you put together a bunch of people and go after the scammers together. Maybe come up with something to trip them up. Recently I simply put the phone up to the iPad with whatever was playing. They hang up.

    ginger cox - 1 week ago

  • Take it out lady, don't cry over it. Poor lady. Someone help her. What's a few pieces of pvc cost anyway?

    ginger cox - 1 week ago

  • I bought a RO system from Costco for less than $150.

    Tiny Bigbus - 1 week ago

  • Shame - We can't call an Outright Lie a Lie anymore.
    We call it misinformation, so WE don't get sued by the Crooks!!!

    Howard W. - 1 week ago

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