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Old 05-24-2008, 01:51 PM   #11
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Thanks for all of your input everyone. I wanted to spur discussion about this, and in the end I will just get another 5gal container for RO/DI.

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Good discussion. My big concern with tap water is consistency. When I was at the Jersey shore the water company ramped up the chlorine on Thursday in the spring through the summer because of the population swell on the weekends. You could smell the chlorine in the tap. I also did not trust that they were keeping an eye on the treatments. Even where I am now the tds meter for my tap water reads between 185ppm and 220ppm. What makes up that difference? After it goes through my RODI unit it reads 0ppm on the tds meter. I use a salt mix designed for RODI water.

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