[Clayart] Water removal

Dorothy Parshall dorothyp at whidbey.com
Sun Jan 9 21:25:28 UTC 2022


Thank you, Vince and Tim, for clarity. Condensed but not distilled makes sense to my not very scientific mind. I will stick to the distiller. 
Dorothy

> On Jan 9, 2022, at 4:05 PM, David Woof <woofpots at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Dorothy,
> AS Paul said: " As long as you are not ingesting it!"
> Woof adds: 'Many bacteria and some virus forms thrive in cool wet and humid environments.'
> 
> You may dismiss this as more "Woof off the wall" but guess who may pee on your grave if you do!!!  Yust Kidding sister!!!
> 
> Drink with gusto and courage,
> 
> Woof..........................................................................................................................
> **************************************************************************************
> From: Clayart <clayart-bounces at lists.clayartworld.com> on behalf of Dorothy Parshall <dorothyp at whidbey.com>
> Sent: Sunday, January 9, 2022 11:21 AM
> To: Clayart international pottery discussion forum <clayart at lists.clayartworld.com>
> Subject: Re: [Clayart] Water removal
>  
> I was wondering about the idea of ingesting water from a humidifier. It is distilled; why not? But… I have been using distilled water in the Kitchen for 20 years and in glazes for about 10 - thanks to the help of clayart my burgundy glaze works just fine! I have a bonafide distiller in the K.
> 
> Dorothy
>  
> 
> > On Jan 9, 2022, at 6:33 AM, paul gerhold <gerholdclay at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > As long as you are not ingesting it!
> > 
> > Paul
> > 
> > Sent from my iPad
> > 
> >> On Jan 8, 2022, at 2:58 PM, Snail Scott <claywork at flying-snail.com> wrote:
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >>> On Jan 4, 2022, at 11:14 AM, John Rodgers <jrodgers113 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> ... It was noted that
> >>> there was a continuous stream of water coming from the dehumidifier. That
> >>> water, plus the air condition water,  being free of minerals because it was
> >>> condensate water, was used to make glazes…
> >> 
> >> My studio has no running water per se, but the condensation from my window A/C unit gives me about 1/2 gallon per hour in the summer months. I have a bucket on wheels underneath it, sitting in an oil-change pan as an overflow in case I don’t get the bucket swapped in time. I fill a bucket every day in the summer…more water than I can use, for glaze, washing, and every other thing. 
> >> 
> >> -Snail
> >> 

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