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Thread: 40 tank Journal

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    I lied a little, my boss called and is two hours behind so I got some time. Rodi is pure water, it removes all things like lead, chlorine, pesticide, additives like Floride, then comes out just h2o.

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    Yikes! Glad you found the pesticides. Unbelievable what kind of stuff gets in our drinking water (and what's purposefully added). Awesome news on the whole house purification system.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardy85 View Post
    Reverse osmosis de-ionized water. Pretty much pure water with no total dissolved solids etc
    Learned something new, thanks Hardy and Sandz
    Last edited by Slaphppy7; 07-11-2013 at 02:08 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    I'm going to be absent today beyond this post but just wanted to let everyoneknowI'm getting a water purification system installed today. All water will now be rodi for the whole house. I made this decision after I had a full spectrum water test and found pesticide in my water.
    Money spent for the test was money well spent.

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    The test was free, some girl approach my wife and i in home depot asking for a free water test. I brought them a sample and got the results. I then contacted my grandparents to get the company their unit is through. I called them and had them come out. No pressure sales, people I trust, I like it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    The test was free, some girl approach my wife and i in home depot asking for a free water test. I brought them a sample and got the results. I then contacted my grandparents to get the company their unit is through. I called them and had them come out. No pressure sales, people I trust, I like it.
    Wow, I'm surprised the "free test girl" didn't pressure you to buy something after getting your results...they tested in front of you, and gave you the results immediately?
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    Is a big concern around my area and they are making a push for public knowledge. They showed me their product, then I found it better and cheaper myself.

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    So they DID want to sell you something, but you found a better deal elsewhere...gotcha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sandz View Post
    The test was free
    Money not spent. Even better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KevinVA View Post
    Wow, good info/links going on in here. Those thermometers would be awesome to have. I'm still an RO/DI noob, so I need to do some further research on those. I'll probably need one when I move.
    The TDS meters are not thermometers (is that what you meant?) - they measure the total dissolved solids (organic & inorganic substances) in the water. The RO or RO/DI unit removes all the TDS and gives a made water value of 0 and a pH of 6.5. I have to add dGH back in and adjust my pH. My tap water runs anywhere from 240 to 540 TDS pH 8.4 - 8.99, depending on the rainfall or drought conditions. Last year we had a severe drought and my water TDS were consistently 500+.
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