Date: Sun, 21 Mar 1999 09:12:16 -0500 From: Aaron Ellison <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Message-Id: <aabcdefg884$foo@default> Subject: Re: Reverse Osmosis unit
Wilson asked about an R/O unit. I have one, a Barnstead-Thermolyne R/O
unit. They run $8-15K, and are about $500/year in disposable supplies
to operate. In addition, you get about 1 oz water for every pint of
water that goes through; the rest is waste. So, your water bills go up
to (along with the electricity bills). Since I'm at a university, and
the R/O unit is in my lab, it makes sense. I can't imagine having one
at home; to wasteful and too expensive.
I would think that using a commercial water filter (like at Home Depot)
would clean the tap water more than adequately.
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