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Old 08-06-2009, 06:07 PM   #1
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Filter before or after the tank?

I am in the process of changing out my bladder tank and replacing the whole house filter assembly with a larger unit and am wondering if before the bladder tank or after is the best place for the filter assembly. The current setup is after the tank. Thank You.


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Old 08-07-2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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You never want to install anything that can block up between a pump and its pressure switch; so after the tank but, disposable cartridge filters are not a good choice for point of entry (POE) filtration.

If your water is not visibly 'dirty', why are you filtering it? If your water is visibly 'dirty' don't use a disposable filter, use a backwashed filter.


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