How can I open a stuck filter housing?

Subject: 20 inch water filter housing

How do I remove the filter? Which direction do I turn in order to be able to remove the filter housing.
How do I remove a water filter housing that appears to be stuck?

If you are referring to a filter cartridge with a spin on type housing, you first need to make sure that the pressure is relieved from the housing “completely” before you try removing the filter housing.

If there’s still some water pressure left in the system, all your efforts may be in vain.

The housing is turned on to the unit clockwise.

So obviously, the filter housing can be removed when turning it counter-clockwise. How can I open a stuck filter housing? Continued »

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Watts Water Technologies

For Watts Water Technologies, it is products like Premier Reverse-Osmosis System that gives firm confidence that its a formidable force in the industry.

The Watts Water Technologies family of companies says their products and services are developed with five focus areas in mind, known as the “Five Pillars.” These pillars are: comfort, quality, conservation, safety, and control.

Their products are used in a number of places such as offices, homes, and industrial settings. Each principle of the Five Pillars system carries an important value. Watts Water Technologies Continued »

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Spanner Wrench for filter housings

Could you please confirm the correct spanner wrench for the Pentair 150067 filter case.

The 150067 is a STANDARD filter housing.

That would take the SW-2 Spanner Wrench. Online at Ahdorma. Spanner Wrench for filter housings Continued »

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Replacements for John Guest Inline Filters

Many consumers find it difficult to remove the old tubing from their John Guest inline filter or connector.

Once you know how it works, it’s rather simple to replace.

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Drink Water for a Healthier Body!

Here’s a good idea: drink water-to your health!

Instead of spending money on trendy and expensive ways to stay healthy and to lose weight, a turn of the faucet can offer a more natural and less expensive choice. Sports drinks are fine but your blood isn’t 92% Gatorade. Pricy powders and supplements don’t make up two thirds of your brain matter and muscle mass. What does? Good old H2O.

Concerned about impurities in your tap water? no reason to be concerned today with all the water filtration companies out there that will help you keep yourself well-hydrated and keep your insides healthy. It helps stave off hypertension, renal problems, and is essential for balancing your electrolytes. Your muscles and internal organs need it. Drink Water for a Healthier Body! Continued »

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Can you drink distilled water for your health

Can You Drink Distilled Water? Some say it’s healthier than standard tap water, since it does not contain any toxins or impurities. However, others say it is not as good as simple untreated water since all those so-called good minerals are removed and this may cause health issues.

(Note: This is not about different types of water distiller reviews, pro and con, which is mentioned elsewhere and can be read here. It’s only about the issue itself, unrelated of the device used.)
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Testing well water for safety long term

A town in the USA, named Winona, needs concern about its water quality since its near the top of one of the greatest river water systems.

As human activists have demonstrated against hydraulic fracturing and sand mining, they claim they all need clean fresh drinking water. In overall, after testing the water about seven hundred chemicals are used for fracking which include radioactive isotopes.

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Lack of Fluoride in water supply raises concern in NJ

Since many months ago public workers have stopped adding flouride to the municipal water supply of Hightstown NJ. This is according to an anonymous tip phoned in to the borough’s public health officer.

Workers have stopped adding flouride to the public water supply after a pipe broke in September of 2010.

Residents and public officials are concerned because the public was never informed of this. The public has been been drinking unflouridated water for 18 months. Local dentists have also expressed concern over the issue.
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Water More Scarce Than Fuel

One of the biggest issues across the world is the price of gas. I remember right before I started driving, gas hadn’t even peaked at $1. Now, the gas is so expensive you can’t even afford to go on long trip, on a vacation, or just leisure driving.
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Organisms Not Visible To Humans

Things are big, small, thin, round, and tall. Such as, people, objects, animals, and even things that a human can’t see (or touch) with the bare eye. What people don’t understand or realize is, what lies beneath the physical surface or structure and what is deep within.
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Well-Water Testing

Well water is a great option for those of us who live in areas where county water isn’t an option. It has advantages and disadvantages. The advantages? No water bills, no worries about using too much and you don’t have to remember to pay the bill.
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Coffee Grounds Remove Bad Odors

Everyone loves coffee, but coffee can do more than provide an early morning kick or an after-dinner drink. In fact, scientists and researchers at the City College of New York, located in New York City, found a way to use old coffee grounds to get rid of the rancid smell associated with sewer gas.
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Fighting Dirty Water

The article addresses the events surrounding World Water Week, which occurred on September 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. The theme of the World Water Week was “dirty water,” which proved ironic given Stockholm’s internationally recognized water quality.
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Water Treatment Funding in Kentucky

A water treatment enhancement partnership between the Division of Water in Kentucky and the Community Action of Kentucky will award economic assistance to advance water treatment systems in seven Kentucky small communities who serve less than 10,000 customers.

The Capacity Development Assistance Program for Small Water Treatment Systems will prove to be more cost-effective through technical, managerial and financial improvements.
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Students Developed Water Filter

The AquaClara water purification team headed by environmental and civil engineering senior lecturer Monroe Weber-Shirk were able to attend a party during their two week stay in the Country of Honduras.
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Finding The Best Drinking Water

In the early 1990′s Naveen Luthra and a friend named Deepak Mohan made a trip to India. After meeting some landowners Luthra decided he liked the place and bought 100 acres. With the idea of “doing something when he would retire” Luthra said.
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E. Coli In Towns’ Water Supply

The water district in the town of Warra recently discovered E. coli in their water supply. Risks associated with E. coli can typically be mitigated by boiling the drinking water, however, residents are fuming because they were not notified of a potential contamination until nearly four hours after the discovery.
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Replacement Water Filters

A study on replacement water filters was conducted through UA researchers and the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, as they teamed up in conducting this test to determine the effectiveness of different types of replacement water filters found in many housholds.

The tests are looking to see how the different models of drinking water filters handle pharmaceutical, pesticides, hygiene products and hormone contaminates that are often found in the water and for which various replacement water filters are used.

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‘Boil water’ notices To Be Gone Soon

The town of Roxburgh should soon be able to stop boiling its drinking water. Work has begun on two projects that should take about six months to finish. A new pipeline will pump treated water from the lake to the new plant and this should ensure that residents no longer have to boil their water.
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Tap water in Liuzhou, China

In Guangxi/BEIJING, the contamination source in the Liujiang River has been blocked. The Liujiang River is the potable water source for more than a million inhabitants of Liuzhou.
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Chloramine Facts

Pennsylvania is changing their disinfection process of water from chlorine to chloramine. This has caused some concern and misinformation. The reason for the change is Chloramine uses fewer by-products, which is what the EPA wants.
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Innovation & Collaboration Brings Clean Water

A new sustainable technology for water distribution without electricity is now being tested in Honduras. The AguaClara water treatment plant is now bringing clean water to several remote village communities.
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Is Tap Water Killing Garden Soil?

Lately, there has been growing concern about the damage tap water can do to crops. The idea is based on the amount of chlorine in tap water and its destruction of micro-fauna in soil needed to help the crops flourish.
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Fight Over Water Pollution Rules

The waters in the state of Florida are in trouble. Nitrogen and Phosphorus are forming into an algal mass, limiting the flow of oxygen and dangerously affecting not only the water in the south, but also the fish and mammals that inhabit the area, as well as the land nearby.
Fight Over Water Pollution Rules Continued »

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Your Water Tank

Have you ever thought about the water you are drinking? Is there any difference in quality between water produced in desalination plants and water from your tap?
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Aqua America Finishes 4th Solar Farm

Aqua America is making giant strides in the solar electricity business. After completing a fourth solar installation to power as many water treatment plants, the sky is the limit.
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Water Fluoridation Funding Withdrawn by CDA

The CDA (California Dental Association) has voted not to pay for the Watsonville area’s fluoridation system. This means there will be no fluoride in the water serving the residents of Watsonville.
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Water Purification Business

Waste Water and Water Purification business opportunities.

Faced with difficulties providing public services, the state is turning to private business to pick up the slack. The company PE (Private Equity) is stepping in to meet the demand.
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Fluoride in Shippensburg Water

In Shippensburg, PA, the Shippensburg Borough Authority is concerned about the health effect that fluoridating the water will have. After the government lowered the fluoridation guidelines, they decided to contact medical professionals and seek input as to what would be best for the community.
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Water Quality Standards

In Northern Virginia, there is a higher concentration of e. coli bacteria than there should be. E. Coli grows in the digestive tracts of mammals in the area and gets into the local watershed through their waste product.
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