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Old 11-26-2016, 07:47 AM   #58
Larry M
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Originally Posted by BobH View Post
We traveled all up and down the East Coast ICW and the Bahamas. Made water everywhere. You need a unit that lets you adjust the back pressure on the membrane to compensate for the salinity. As far as silty water goes, yes it will plug your pre filters more often, that's why you want a pressure gauge on the inlet side of the high pressure pump. The idea that you can only make make water while on open water is BS.
+2. The biggest thing to watch out for is oil. Even a sheen will kill a membrane in seconds.
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