Stus-List Filtered Fresh water

Bill Bina - gmail billbinalist at
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.

Bill Bina

On 9/13/2016 9:56 AM, Don Harben via CnC-List wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.
> Don

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