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Old 05-18-2011, 08:47 PM   #11
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i wouldn't say it tastes horrible, the DIed water taste lighter and fluffier, but drinking it all the time isn't always good, it removes all the essential like floride that are good for us

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Old 05-18-2011, 10:07 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Nrapp33 View Post
So how would I find out what additives are in the water.
And regarding the final product of straight RO, ammonia? Please expound on this!
Your city's annual water report should indicate what's added to the water.

While not the primary focus, this article includes information on ammonia which results when the carbon stage breaks the ammonia-chlorine bond of the chloramine and that the ammonia can pass through the RO membrane:

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i have a RO unit and it filters down to 1ppm on my tds meter thats good enough for me
I'm probably overly cautious but I change out my DI resin when the RO/DI water registers 1ppm. There's no telling what 1ppm is comprised of. I only use 0ppm RO/DI.

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Old 05-18-2011, 10:15 PM   #13
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i dont have an ro/di i have an RO so its right where its supposed to be

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