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Old 09-12-2010, 06:20   #1
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Winterize Watermaker

Does anyone know how to winterize a echo tech watermaker? What solution is safe for the membrane?
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I don't know about yours, but I just run my Spectra in its own product water for about five minutes, shut off the supply, then run it dry for a minute or so. I then empty the filters. Done. Works every year. No pickling chemicals in ten years.
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