RO-PERM - Color/Taste/Smell

 
Problem
Causes
Solution
1
Milky Colored Water

Air in the system

Air in the system is a normal occurrence with intial starting up the RO system. This milky color look will disappear during normal use within 1-2 weeks. If condition reoccurs after filter change, drain tank 1-2 times.

2
Water taste funny

1. Clogged pre-filters

2. Fouled Membrane

1. Taste Test or simply replace the pre-filters and rinse out the housings.

2. Use TDS meter to test the water and verify the TDS within the 10% range.

If not, replace the membrane

3. Santize your RO system every few years.

3
Water smells funny

1. Depleted pre-filters

2. Fouled Membrane

1. Taste Test or simply replace the pre-filters.

2. Use TDS meter to test the water and verify the TDS within the 10% range.

If not, Replace the membrane

3. Santize your RO system every few years.

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