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…

More Water Careers!

For most of my life, when I told people what I did for a living, their eyes glazed over and would ask me, “water, what the hell kind of work is that?” As it turns out the field of water technology is the most stable, inflation-proof, diverse, and ever-growing source of new jobs in existence. In my entire adult life, it didn’t matter what the economy or my employer did,…