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Neutralizing Rainwater with a Calcite Blend Neutralizer

While most of the letters we receive come from well and city water users, we occasionally get letters from people who use rainwater as a primary water source at home.  If you are one of our rainwater-harvesting customers, you may have noticed that rainwater tends to have a low pH when first collected.  Often, this … Continue reading Neutralizing Rainwater with a Calcite Blend Neutralizer
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It’s a Pleasure to Finally Have Clean Water!

Hi Gerry, Here are 3 pics of our system. We are so pleased with the transformation of our water. This new system has cleared up the problems by taking out the rusty color and stains, the swamp and sulphur smell and removed the bacteria. It is a pleasure to finally have clean water! The guys … Continue reading It’s a Pleasure to Finally Have Clean Water!
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Using Alum and MangOX to Treat Turbidity

A couple of weeks ago we wrote a blog post about treating turbidity without chemical injection.  One reader recently wrote to us to ask whether he could effectively treat his water’s turbidity with alum injection and a MangOX iron filter. The answer is yes, you can certainly treat cloudy water by injecting alum and filtering … Continue reading Using Alum and MangOX to Treat Turbidity
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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

pH Up from 6.4 to 7.4 After Easy Installation – Testimonial

I think I spent more time planning the install than I actually did doing the work, as I had to relocate the existing water softener, and since the pressure tank was so close to the wall I had little room to cut and work the existing plumbing. I was able to use the existing PEX … Continue reading pH Up from 6.4 to 7.4 After Easy Installation – Testimonial
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What Are the Potential Problems with Using a Calcite Only Acid Neutralizer?

Yesterday we talked a little bit about neutralizing water without a calcite neutralizer. As we mentioned, this can be done fairly effectively with a Birm blend iron filter – that is, an iron filter filled with a mix of gravel, calcite, and Birm filter media. However, for best results we recommend using a standalone calcite … Continue reading What Are the Potential Problems with Using a Calcite Only Acid Neutralizer?
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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

Using Air charger iron filters to filter water

In our last blog post we discussed the difference between air charger iron filter and Maxi-Vent air compressor systems.  Today we got a letter from a customer who was experiencing acidic water with high levels of iron.  For solving both problems with one system, we recommended he use a Birm blend iron filter with either … Continue reading Using Air charger iron filters to filter water
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Filter Water

In our last blog post we discussed the difference between air charger iron filters and Maxi-Vent air compressor systems.  Today we got a letter from a customer who was experiencing acidic water with high levels of iron.  For solving both problems with one system, we recommended he use a Birm blend iron filter with either … Continue reading Filter Water
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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

Drinking Water from RO Unit Just What We Were Craving

Hi folks, I have attached some photos of the twist to clean filter, iron filter, and softener that I purchased from the Clean Water Store.  Thank you all for the great customer service.  The system went together smoothly and is working well.  The drinking water from the R.O. unit is just what my wife and … Continue reading Drinking Water from RO Unit Just What We Were Craving
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What is the Difference between Air Charger Iron Filters and Maxi-Vent Air Compressor System Iron Filters?

For a Birm or MangOX iron filter to work properly, there must be enough dissolved oxygen present in the water to oxidize iron and manganese particles for filtration.  A good way to achieve oxidation without having to install an open atmospheric pressure storage tank and additional booster pump is to aerate the water by passing … Continue reading What is the Difference between Air Charger Iron Filters and Maxi-Vent Air Compressor System Iron Filters?
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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

How to configure a Neutralizer into your water treatment system

If you use multiple treatment systems for your well or city water, you have probably wondered whether their order of installation affects the final quality of your treated water.  The answer is yes, the order of your treatment systems can be a factor in determining the effectiveness of your systems.  One customer using an iron … Continue reading How to configure a Neutralizer into your water treatment system
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