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Scoundrel

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My 1992 Fleetwood flair has no water filtration system. I was going to install a Hydro Life point of use (in-line) filter under the sink. However there are obviously to water lines, hot and cold. Do you put a separate filter on each line? The Hydro Life kit seems to only have enough fittings to adapt to one inlet line. 

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Typically, a point-of-use filter is used on the drinking water (cold) only.  It's also common to install a house style particle filter on the water inlet to the RV so all water coming into the RV is filtered.  The drinking water filter is a much finer filter than the particle filter and has a lower flow rate.
 

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Ned said:
Typically, a point-of-use filter is used on the drinking water (cold) only.? It's also common to install a house style particle filter on the water inlet to the RV so all water coming into the RV is filtered.? The drinking water filter is a much finer filter than the particle filter and has a lower flow rate.

Ned,

If we connect it to the cold water hose under the sink does that mean the cold water will flow slowly compaired to the hot?
 

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For the sink connection, you probably won't notice much difference in flow rate.
 

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Don,

As Ned said:
Typically, a point-of-use filter is used on the drinking water
The key words here are drinking water. Most under-sink installations use a separate faucet/spigot supplied thru the filter for drinking water only; the water used for dish/hand washing is normally left unfiltered and will have the same flow rate as the hot water.
 

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In our case, the cold water in the galley sink is filtered and the hot is not, but the flow rates are similar.  We don't have a separate faucet for drinking water.
 

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Ned said:
In our case, the cold water in the galley sink is filtered and the hot is not, but the flow rates are similar.? We don't have a separate faucet for drinking water.


Ned,

That is the way I want to go. I don't want a seperate faucet. What filter are you using?
 

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The ADC filter that came with our motor home.
 
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