Drought conditions can have wide-ranging impacts including effects on groundwater supplies. The invisible nature of groundwater leads to an uneasy feeling that the well water supply could dry up without warning during a drought. If you reside within a region affected by drought, be on the lookout for a change in your well water. If … Continue reading How Can I Tell if My Water Well is Affected by the Drought?
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 the answer is Yes. Hydrogen peroxide (“H2O2”) is becoming … Continue reading Can I Use My Existing Well Water Chlorinator with Hydrogen Peroxide?
A good question to ask is how to filter chlorine from water. Chlorination can be a very effective treatment method for bacteria and odors and a good pre-treatment for filtering iron and manganese particles. However, the process can cause users problems in septic tanks, as the chlorine will kill the bacteria in the tank and … Continue reading How to Filter Water After Chlorination
Problems with hard water spots or rust stains? Home Water Test Kits are available, but did you know there are some basic steps you can take to find out your water condition without spending a penny? Are you wondering if your water is eating up your pipes and contaminating your water with corrosion by-products? Follow … Continue reading Home Water Tests That You Can Do Yourself, For Free.
Water containing hydrogen sulfide gas (“H2S”) has a distinctive “rotten egg” odor, which may be especially noticeable when running hot water. Such water can discolor coffee, tea, and other beverages and alter the appearance and taste of cooked foods. Hydrogen sulfide (“H2S”) gas is a nuisance that is not usually a health risk at concentrations … Continue reading How to Tell if Odors From Well Water Are Coming from Well or Inside the House
Well Water Treatment Systems Over the last 30 years, we have worked on thousands of well water treatment installations or Well Water Treatment Systems. Unfortunately, by the time many of our customers work with us, they are installing their 2nd or 3rd well water treatment system after having problems with the water filtration system that … Continue reading 5 Most Common Mistakes Selecting Well Water Treatment Systems
How to Eliminate Odors and Freshen Well Water with Hydrogen Peroxide In today’s episode, I am talking about hydrogen peroxide for well water and how great it works to eliminate odors in well water. This is the same hydrogen peroxide found at the local pharmacy or supermarket but slightly higher. Four years or so ago, … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide for Well Water Treatment: How to Eliminate Odors with Peroxide
Episode 15. How to Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure On Well Water Systems Read or Listen to See How to Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure On Well Water. Today’s episode is all about troubleshooting low water pressure on well water for homes and small businesses. Do you have plenty of water but experience low water pressure? This … Continue reading How to Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure On Well Water Systems
If your well begins to pump sand, silt, or dirt, this can indicate a serious problem with your well. Sand in well water or sediment in well water requires some problem-solving. Sand in water can lead to abrasive wear of the well pump, clogging, and premature replacement of fixtures, appliances, and your water treatment system. … Continue reading What To Do When Your Water Well Begins To Pump Sand Or Grit
Cartridge filters have the advantage of being low cost, easy to install, use no electricity, and generate no wastewater. However, the disadvantages of cartridge filters are that eventually, sediment will plug up the Water Filter Cartridge membrane's pores, cause pressure drop, and result in a loss of water pressure in the home or business. Cartridge … Continue reading How to Select a Filter Cartridge for Whole House Sediment Removal