Water Filtration for Living Walls

  • Some areas have hard water which will cause deposits to appear on the felt.
  • Also excessive lime will raise the pH to intolerable levels for most plants.
  • Use the parts below to make a water filter refill set up that you can use to top off your tanks.
Omnipure K2386-JJ Inline Phosphate Water Filter

10 in. Taste, Odor and Scale Inline Water Filter

Here’s one that will work well. Removes limescale and chlorine.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/EZ-FLO-10-in-Taste-Odor-and-Scale-Inline-Water-Filter-60458N/205807850

1/4 in. O.D. x 0.170 in. I.D. x 25 ft. Polyethylene Tubing

1/4 in. O.D. x 0.170 in. I.D. x 25 ft. Polyethylene Tubing

Here’s poly tubing really cheap. But really long. This should fit right into the filter above without any fittings.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-1-4-in-O-D-x-0-170-in-I-D-x-25-ft-Polyethylene-Tubing-701873/207144363

DUAL THREADED GARDEN HOSE ADAPTER FAUCET AERATOR

Faucet to Garden Hose Adapter

You’ll need an adapter for the sink faucet or have a plumber install a hose spigot nearby.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/NEOPERL-Solid-Brass-Dual-Thread-for-3-4-in-Hose-or-Male-55-64-in-Adapter-37-0109-98/202243060

Quick Connect 1/4 in. Plastic Straight Valve

Quick Connect 1/4 in. Plastic Straight Valve

You’ll also need a valve at the filling end to turn it off.

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Quick-Connect-1-4-in-Plastic-Straight-Valve-PL-3011/100112645