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Water Neutralizer

Today we wanted to shine a light on the new installation guides that we’ve been hard at work on lately. We’ve had customers request easier-to-understand installation guides, so we listened and created some informative, interactive slideshows with clear, succinct directions and a number of handy pictures and diagrams. All of the guides we’ve uploaded to … Continue reading Water Neutralizer

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Adding Filter Media to Upflow Neutralizers

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

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Adding Filter Media to Downflow (Backwashing) 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

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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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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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Water Neutralizer

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 Water Neutralizer

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Brackish Water Treatment

Saltwater infiltration of well water systems is not uncommon for well water users near the sea or near coastal rivers.  While not the most harmful type of water contamination, brackish water can have a salty, disagreeable taste and cause scale buildup in fixtures and appliances due to high concentrations of sodium, metals, and other contaminants … Continue reading Brackish Water Treatment

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Get More Life Out of Filter Media With Proper Pre-Treatment

One customer recently reported that his Greensand filter media was not lasting as long as it should, and required a lot of potassium permanganate to keep up regular operation.  He also mentioned that he was experiencing acidic water along with iron and odors.  These problems are not unrelated. Iron is often found in acidic groundwater … Continue reading Get More Life Out of Filter Media With Proper Pre-Treatment

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Before and After: New Neutralizer, Softener, and Pressure Tank- Testimonial

It took a while to get everything together but it’s finally done. Thanks for your help. Before:Greensand filter had to be manually backwashed and cleaned with a chemical that is a poison. Pressure tank was too small for size of house. Neutralizer helped but didn’t completely correct water pH. After: Larger pressure tank, self-backwashing filter, … Continue reading Before and After: New Neutralizer, Softener, and Pressure Tank- Testimonial

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How to Neutralize Acidic Water

We often get emails and phone calls about blue or green stains on fixtures and laundry. Some folks even report their blond hair has turned blue from their well water. This is caused by copper pipes corroding and allowing copper to dissolve into their water, which then causes blue or greenish stains.   One of the … Continue reading How to Neutralize Acidic Water

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