Reverse Osmosis System Waste Water is Wastage to Clean and Purify the Water. Low Quality Membrane and Filters is Responsible for Excessive Water Wastage.
Tell me about the reverse osmosis system waste water.
A new client asks me a month ago if I could help her with a problem that she have with her reverse osmosis system. She said that her reverse osmosis system waste water all the time. She feels that it waste to mush water. She wants to know if she can use it for the garden. She is environment friendly and wants to do her bit. When the service provider did the installation they never told her that the system waste water to purify the reverse osmosis water. She didn’t even notice the waste water before. It is only when she works outside near the drain that she saw the water running from the drain pipe. She investigates the water wastage and finds the waste pipeline from the RO System in the basin drain pipe.
Is it normal for reverse osmosis system waste water?
She wants to know if the reverse osmosis system waste water and if it is normal. I told her that when she uses water from the faucet then the system replaces the water that she took. The system stop using water the moment the water is been replaced. That is how the system works. The system cut the water flow automatically off when the system reaches its maximum capacity.
What is the cost of the reverse osmosis system waste water?
Her system was in-fact waste water all the time. Yes 24/7/365. That does not sound like a lot of water. It was only 250 ml per minute that her reverse osmosis system waste water. Let’s see how much the reverse osmosis waste water during a year. Take the 250 and times it with 525.6 that will give you 131,400 litres per year. Say the council ask R15.40 for a 1000 litres of water. You will pay the council R2,023.56 per year if your reverse osmosis system has a faulty part. Yes it is very important to have a service provider (technician) how check this with every service they do. I know not one of them how do the checks that been request to do during a reverse osmosis yearly service.
What is the solution of the reverse osmosis system waste water problem?
The reverse osmosis waste water can be reduced only by technicians that have the knowledge about the workings of the reverse osmosis system. They must also use the correct products a laid down in the ID-WATSS standards. If you have any doughty about your reverse osmosis system, please contact us. If your reverse osmosis system waste water all the time, act make contact. It can save you thousands of rands. What will we do with that entire savings?