RODI procedure to produce RO water

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  1. shaunn

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    Hi all

    I have got me a Water boy RODI filter how should it be run

    i am currently running it with the wast valve fully open is this correct?
     
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    no, waste water valve must be closed, however, water will still run slower out the waste line....
     
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    why is this so ? what does the waste valve do is for flushing?
     
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    correct.
     
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    how often should it be flushed?
     
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    As far as I know about once a week,
     
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    correct
     
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    correct :lol:
     
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    thx guys
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    are you getting 0tds RO water now?
     
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    sorry to hijack

    can one make 200l Ro and store it for use as required or is it best to produce as needed.reason Im asking is I have to connect my machine everytime I need water
    as it will get stolen if I leave it outside?
     
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    yes you can store it but best to store it out of the sunlight and preferably a sealed container, made from virgin matarials to prevent any previously stored chemicals from leaching into the RO water
     
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    yes
     
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    I have my machine plumbed to my bathroom sink the wife moons a bit but its convenient
     
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