We often receive a question like this: “I have a liquid chlorine bleach well water chlorinator. I want to switch to injecting hydrogen peroxide instead. Can I just clean out my existing chlorine metering pump, and switch to peroxide?” Switching to hydrogen peroxide using the same metering pump This is a very good question, and … Continue reading Switching to Hydrogen Peroxide in water
We often receive a question like this: “I have a liquid chlorine bleach well water chlorinator. I want to switch to injecting hydrogen peroxide instead. Can I just clean out my existing chlorine metering pump, and switch to peroxide?” This is a very good question, and often the answer is Yes. It all depends on … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in water
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the North American Drought is a record-breaking expansion of the drought which started in 2010, when the shortage of snow and rain in North America resulted in little or no run-off and melt-water to soak into the soil. The shortage of water encompasses 80% of the United … Continue reading Drought Impacts Well Water Treatment Systems And Water Quality
How Much Soda ash Should Be Injected To Raise the pH of my well water from 5.0 to 7.5? Generally, you want to inject 100 to 200 mg of soda ash for each liter of water (mg/L). Milligrams per liter is the same as saying parts per million (PPM). Mix up the soda ash solution … Continue reading Soda Ash Water Treatment
A question we often get is: “I’m mainly concerned with the safety of my well water. Can I test it myself for coliform bacteria?” According to the USEPA, coliform bacteria are common in the environment. While coliform may or may not make you sick, the presence of these bacteria in well water or spring water … Continue reading Can I test my own well water for coliform bacteria at home?