My water source is extremely murky, cloudy, and/or loaded with sediment. Is this bad for my METALTRAP Filter?

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To accommodate for high levels of sediment in the water and to protect your METALTRAP cartridge from clogging prematurely, simply reverse the order of your cartridges temporarily. Place the 5 micron pleated cartridge in the first housing and the METALTRAP cartridge in the second housing. Rinse off the 5 micron pleated cartridge regularly to prevent […]

HELP! My water pressure dropped and the water flow significantly reduced. What do I do?

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Typically, a reduced flow is an indicator that it’s time to change your filter. Once the filter cartridge is loaded with contaminants, the flow of water will naturally start to decrease.  If you have a dual system, you’ll need to determine which of the two cartridges needs to be replaced. Simply remove one of the […]

I have noticed a drop in pressure and/or a reduced flow of water, and I don’t think it’s time to replace my cartridges.

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The first step is to determine whether the flow is being restricted by the filter itself or by some other cause in the water line.  Temporarily disconnect the water filter system and check the flow again.  The next step is to double-check the installation of the filter. Verify there are no leaks and that all […]