Signs Your Activated Carbon Filter Needs to Be Changed

While the durability of your filter will depend somewhat on how heavily it is used, there are some symptoms that will signal when a change is necessary. If the water that comes through the filter starts to take on an unpleasant smell or flavor, this is a sign that your filter is long past replacement time.
Additionally, a clogged filter might cause a decrease in water pressure. With activated carbon filters, you’ll never have a visual cue that tells you it’s time for a replacement: the only signals will be smell, taste and (potentially) pressure.

That said, it’s best not to wait until these symptoms appear. Instead, get on a regular schedule for switching out your old filters with new ones and stick to that schedule. If you’re really unsure about when to change your filter, consult your manufacturer and provide them with a brief overview of your usage habits. They can provide you with appropriate guidance.powdered activated carbon water treatment

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