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I'm considering two sources for supply for a RO/DI system. The tank is on the first floor of my house. I haven't gauged the water pressure yet, but it's a newer house on city water, so I'm assuming it's decent.

#1 - under the bathroom or kitchen sink near the tank

#2 - cold water supply line in laundry room upstairs - running the output line down to the reservoir.

Any thoughts or suggestions?
 
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When doing it near washing machine you can stick the waste water down the Samar drain as washing machine. Making it easier/better than using a saddle into sink drain.
Use a tee of sorts to supply unit, instead of saddle valve
 

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I'm considering two sources for supply for a RO/DI system. The tank is on the first floor of my house. I haven't gauged the water pressure yet, but it's a newer house on city water, so I'm assuming it's decent.

#1 - under the bathroom or kitchen sink near the tank

#2 - cold water supply line in laundry room upstairs - running the output line down to the reservoir.

Any thoughts or suggestions?
Do you have a basement? That would my first choice is a basement.
 
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When doing it near washing machine you can stick the waste water down the Samar drain as washing machine. Making it easier/better than using a saddle into sink drain.
Use a tee of sorts to supply unit, instead of saddle valve
That was my first inclination. The cold water supply is Teed already, one to the washer the other to the dryer for steam. I wonder if they make a 3 - splitter? :cool:
 
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I'm considering two sources for supply for a RO/DI system. The tank is on the first floor of my house. I haven't gauged the water pressure yet, but it's a newer house on city water, so I'm assuming it's decent.

#1 - under the bathroom or kitchen sink near the tank

#2 - cold water supply line in laundry room upstairs - running the output line down to the reservoir.

Any thoughts or suggestions?
Putting the system under the sink is a pain. Put the unit where it’s easiest to access. Here’s a photo of mine.
 

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Putting the system under the sink is a pain. Put the unit where it’s easiest to access. Here’s a photo of mine.
Thanx - that makes sense. The guy who built my tank has his on a board hanging behind washer / dryer. What kind of maintenance does a RO/DI unit require?
 

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Will need to change carbon block and sediment filters every 6 months or so. Membrane less frequently. Could take it off wall and when needed. And use a tee with valve like this to make it easy

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Thanx - that makes sense. The guy who built my tank has his on a board hanging behind washer / dryer. What kind of maintenance does a RO/DI unit require?
Not much in the way of maintenance. Mostly just changing filters when they get exhausted. Go o Bulk Reef Supply. They tell you all about it.
 

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