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post #14 of Old 05-17-2013
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Re: Water purification

Still think it makes sense as consumables are used up by volume to filter at 5-10microns going in but filter differentially going out. Needs for wash/rinse/cooking and potable water are all different. One can make the case for a variation of a "day tank" like the big boats do for fuel. Personally filter to 5microns. While coastal ( this year) will use bottled water and look into the camping devices. Next year (if funds) allow will add reverse osmosis for potable water. My tanks are GRP with a epoxy liner. Will be rinsed with clean water and baking soda. then rinsed again with just fresh. then periodically bleach shock and rinsed. need to run through all tubing and faucets to get fresh tasting water.

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