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Old 02-06-2014, 09:52 AM   #1
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RO storage?

Got a question concerning RO/DI. I can lay my hands on plenty as I oversee three 11gpm industrial units at work. If I store it in 55 plastic barrels what's the average safe life to keep it?
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As long as the barrels are "food safe", clean, and nothing gets in (dust, dirt, etc), the water can easily be stored for a week or two, most likely longer. I make my water on Sundays for use the following Saturday. I've let it go longer during vacations with no ill effects.

I would keep it out of direct sunlight/heat sources, etc, to prevent any micro-nasties that were in the container from blooming.
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Cool. I've got several food grade 55s and a 34 I can sanitize with 35% hydrogen peroxide before use. I can generate a 35 for weekly water changes and save the 55s to fill when I need to do a setup. Thanks!!
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