Backwash – Separation Tanks
If the builder is installing a DE filter, but is not able to run a backwash line to the sanitary sewer, he will often include a
Instructions for backwashing with a separation tank:
Note: If the separation tank is small, it may be necessary to empty it once or twice during the backwash process.
The downside to using a separation tank is the fact that it slows down the flow of water through the filter. This reduces the