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Name: Bob
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Date: 2000


Question:
What essential is the difference between distilled and deionized water? We are building a new high school and we have the option of one of the other with plumbing to each room. Does anyone have experience with this situation?


Replies:
Bob,

So far as quality goes, distilled is better than deionized. However, having had extensive experience with both, I suggest you simply purchase distilled water from a reputable supplier. The costs and aggravations associated with maintaining deionizers and stills is considerable. Unless you have funds to hire a maintenance technician, you will be spending a lot of your time looking after whichever system you select.

Regards,
ProfHoff



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