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Old 03-10-2012, 08:23   #16
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Re: TDS Water Quality Tester

Originally Posted by GordMay View Post
True, but if the R/O membrane is rejecting salt, it's likely rejecting most bacteria & virus pathogens, which are (almost) all larger than a dissolved salt molecule. Hence a TDS meter is useful for testing R/O output quality.
Not just almost, Gord. All. Salt molecules are miniscule compared to even the smallest virus.

I agreed with you, above. I'd keep a TDS meter for monitoring R/O output - they make inline meters that are cheap ($30).

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