Causes, prevention, and treatment of copper corrosion
When you have a water system that uses well water, it is important to do regular water testing to ensure that the water that the well is supplying into your household is safe. Sometimes, bacteria, stains, and sediments can be found in the water. Often, water sediment filters won't take care of everything. Unlike city … Continue reading Sediments, Stains and Water Sediment Filters 101
It was extremely easy for my handy husband to install. He watched a YouTube video. No more copper stains in my shower,gone is the rust in hot water,and it tastes great now.
So far, everything seems to be going well.
My system is functioning perfectly and has kept the household water pH at almost exactly 7.0. It tends to run one or two tenths alkaline, which is fine by me.. My well water is about 5.8 without treatment and it was eating up the solder joints in my copper pipes. I have attached two photographs … Continue reading I Am Really Impressed With the Effectiveness and Reliability of Your Product
Installed system today and it was smooth as ever. Ph improved from 4.2 to about 6.5. Much better. Jeff H. Tyler, TX >
Hi, I am trying to figure out what combination of products I would need to fix the water coming of my parent's well. They recently asked me to test the water since it had eaten through the well pump and was leaving blue lines in one of the bathtubs. Here are the problems: a lot … Continue reading Reader Letter: Treating Acid Water, Iron, and Sediment
While relying on a private well can offer some great advantages – namely, the ability to completely control the quality and composition of your water – most well water users can attest that it comes with its own share of disadvantages as well. Perhaps the biggest trouble with well water stems from the variety of … Continue reading Water Tests
Yesterday we described how to add filter media to a backwashing calcite neutralizer, with or without a top fill plug. Today we'll explain how to replace filter media in an upflow neutralizer, with or without a top fill plug. First, though, let's look at the differences between upflow and downflow neutralizers. In a standard downflow … Continue reading Adding Filter Media to Upflow Neutralizers
Earlier this week a customer wrote to us with a question about adding more calcite media to his neutralizer. A simple question, really, but with a potentially complicated answer, depending on the neutralizer in question. The process of adding filter media to a neutralizer tank may differ a bit depending on what type of tank … Continue reading Adding Filter Media to Downflow (Backwashing) Neutralizers