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Hand pump water filter?

Posted by evilscott SoCal (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 7, 12 at 18:00

My area (San Diego) has salty tap water and some of my plants are sensitive to this. I was thinking I could fill a bucket with water and use a hand pump with a filter to filter out the salts.
Has anyone done something like this or do you know of any pump filters that reduce the salts?

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RE: Hand pump water filter?

Potassium filter will reduce salt sodium. Most filters are for Kitchen use. I've never used one.

Here is a link that might be useful: salt removing filters

RE: Hand pump water filter?

Reverse osmosis would work, but it would be very expensive (see second part of above post) for irrigation use. However, You might be able to justify the cost if you bought a unit for kitchen use and carried some of it outside. The ion exchange units (also expensive) wouldn't really help because they just exchange one salt for another.

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