Ppm 104 - Ro Or Di?

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  1. MikeJP

    MikeJP Active Member
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    So as above my TDS meter finally came today and my PPM reading straight from the tap is 104ppm. I'm looking to buy a pole and backpack this week for the first time, however i'm wondering whats best to purify my water.

    Do you guys think a single DI vessel will be good enough to get my PPM down or should I just bite the bullet and invest in an RO aswell?

    I've heard talk of some peeps using dual DI's?? Is this maybe a better route?

    I'm only a few weeks into the biz so I'm only operating small scale at the moment.

    Any advice is appreciated. ;)

    Thanks,

    Mike
     
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  2. Dodger

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    I'm no expert but reckon single di would do that, get another for when ppm goes up and set up like Mark M's vid to save resin in the long term.
     
  3. shreck123

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    mark m's way is how im going to do it its a hell of a lot quicker and no waste water
     
  4. Dodger

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    At that ppm I don't think you need ro anyway mate.
     
  5. chip

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    It would depend on 2 things for me, if you're planning on doing mostly wfp and if you're not on a water meter. If ticking both criteria I would go ro, if not di or double di
     
  6. MikeJP

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    After learning a thing or two with this Impact 43 training I'll be sticking to mainly WFP.

    I'm not actualy on a water meter. Just pay the same each month regardless of how much I use.
     
  7. daley

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    ro is the way ,i on65 to 75 and im on ro and di .cos u nead di to finesh it of
     
  8. Colley614

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    I would recommend an RO if you are looking at a backpack get 100gpd system with an inline DI should cost £150 but should produce pure water for 6 months before maintenance
     
  9. harunh

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    my ppm is always between 105-115ppm

    i currently use a 11ltr di

    but im going to double it up :)

    it costs me 1p per litre of water...

    so a day i use 350 litres of water..

    that means my water fo the day cost me £3.50

    but in that day when ive used all that water... ive earnt like... £140.00

    when i get a double di i will save much more money :)

    so di isnt to bad mate :)

    try it out with 1 vessell....then invest in another :p and will feel the difference :p
     
  10. daley

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    ro is cheper in the long run
     
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