Stus-List Filtered Fresh water
Bill Bina - gmail
billbinalist at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 10:07:44 EDT 2016
I had a household type in line filter with a paper element freeze. After
it thawed, it would no longer pass anything, including water. The wet
fibers apparently swelled when they froze, creating a solid barrier.
On 9/13/2016 9:56 AM, Don Harben via CnC-List wrote:
> I strong suggest NOT allowing any type of filter to freeze once it has
> had water in it. Holes are created in the filter medium.
> I am involved with two land based water purification systems sourcing
> from lake water and one from a cistern. It has has been an
> interesting learning curve involving filtering and UV treatment
> compared to "Water Makers" using reverse osmosis.
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