we need a sticky for suitable bottled water

Discussion in 'Water Chemistry' started by Onjinsan, Dec 18, 2008.

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  1. IBMGeek

    IBMGeek Montipora Digitata

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    I knew about the ro water from the stores, but did not know about the bottled water.
     
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    Onjinsan Fire Worm

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    As I said I called and they do not use copper. Everytime I read this comment I picture a backhills whiskey operation.
     
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    NRDC: Bottled Water - Appendix A

    Hinkley shows 1.9ppm nitrates. I wouldn't use it, or any of them, not even Evian, the one I thought would be one of the best choices, which clearly isn't!!
     
  7. Onjinsan

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    This is what DI is:

    What does DI, Demineralization mean and what does it do?
    (Usually of interest to reefkeepers and chemists) Demineralization by Ion Exchange. Employing a mixed bed media made up of both Anion & Cation resins ions, salts or minerals can be entirely removed from water . The standard R.O. membrane can be relied upon to remove (95 - 98 %) of the minerals found in water. When you could follow the membrane up with a D.I. cartridge you can expect almost 100 % removal of the TDS .
    The percent of rejection of your membrane will have a direct impact on the life of your DI cartridge.
    In plain language the DI absorbs everything left behind by the reverse osmosis membrane . Our DI will allow you to produce water of incredible quality, down to (0) ppm of total dissolved solids.
     
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  9. bc219

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    ok so make that Hinkley water drinking water and go to Meijer and get some RO!
     
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    Sorry if you already answered this but are you testing the water after you add the salt or before?
     
  12. Onjinsan

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    Rhorton

    I tested after the salt was added.