Our Treatment Plants will Kill Us!

Modern man is worried about the water he drinks. What we once took for granted we now jump up into activism over. For sure, there is nothing more important than our drinking water and unless you live on Mars and don’t get the daily news, reports of drinking water contamination are on the rise. There are very few of us that have not been touched one way or another by…

Improving the Kent Water Filtration System

Did I just grab a tiger by the tail or what? How pompous is little ol’ me to dare redesigning the technology of a prominent water technology company?  The answer of course is that I am not pompous, I am after all, Tommy V, the world’s greatest, most dynamic, knowledgeable, handsome, and I must add humble, water expert. I am the World’s Water Doctor! With that out of the way,…

What Is The Life Of An RO Membrane?

The life of a fresh water RO membrane is dependent mostly on these influences. Absence of oxidants in the feed water (Chlorine is the big one with tap feed) Hardness of feed water (Hard water will scale the membrane) Organic content of the tap water (Algae, mold, bacteria, fungi etc.) Silt Density Index (Fouling from sediment – 5 is a max, most surface waters are 5 or more and need…