What are the end products of Reverse Osmosis? – Reader Question of the Day!

The end products are multiple. The product water using a typical US municipal feed water will approximate distilled quality water  Depending on if the RO is a consumer or industrial RO the rejected waste stream will have all the contaminants concentrated into a volume range of 1/4 – to – 17 gallons for every one gallon of clean water produced Either salt from a water softener regeneration or antiscalant chemicals…

Reader Question – What can I do to extend the vigor of freshly cut flowers?

The only chemical way to increase the “life” of a cut flower is to somehow create a hypo-osmotic force in the vase water that would drive water into it. In other words the water in the vase would have to contain less minerals/electrolytes/ions and sugars than are found inside the flower stem. By the process of osmosis, water will move from a less concentrated solution to a more concentrated solution…