In this episode, I discuss how to shock chlorinate and sanitize your well with chlorine bleach. This is sometimes referred to as “shock chlorinate” because it uses a high dose of bleach to kill bacteria, eliminate odors and oxidize iron and other contaminants. I also go over why it is important to not add too much … Continue reading How to Shock Chlorinate and Sanitize your Water Well
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
One problem we often hear about is unpleasant odors from some. However, not all of the fixtures in the house when it comes to Toilet Tank Problems. For example, the upstairs bathroom shower has a bad odor, but the downstairs kitchen or bath have no odor. This can be caused by bio-films of iron and/or … Continue reading 13 Water Problems Your Toilet Tank Might Tell You About Your Water
A self-contained hypochlorite skid-mounted chlorination system injecting sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) can solve (at least) 5 major problems afflicting many small commercial, industrial or community water systems. Hypochlorite Skid-Mounted Chlorination Systems, or Hypo Skids, as the name implies, are skid-mounted automatic chlorination systems that monitor flow rate and chlorine residuals and inject hypochlorite (liquid chlorine bleach) … Continue reading The Top 5 Problems that Hypochlorite Skid-Mounted Chlorination Systems Solve
Hi, we installed the chlorinating system in early August to take care of a sulfur issue in the well water. Once we installed the system and flushed the hot water tank the sulfur smell was completely gone. We had to fine tune the adjustments to get the residual Chlorine just right but with the chlorine … Continue reading Completely Happy and Looking Forward to Years of Sulfur-Free Water
I am very happy I used clean water to purchase my chlorination system. They are very fast at shipping orders and are very service friendly. I had to call a bunch of times because I had no Idea what I was doing and every rep was very friendly and helpful. I dont think for … Continue reading Very Fast and Service Friendly!
We are all familiar with the ozone layer, the protective layer covering the earth that protects us from the harmful UV rays of the sun. There is a good reason it's called the ‘ozone layer' – that is because it contains high concentrations of ozone. What is ozone exactly and what is its relevance to … Continue reading 7 Things You Must NEVER do with Ozone if you have an ozone water system
Recent studies have looked at the effectiveness of different methods of removing manganese from well water. A thorough study on this topic was done by a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh. The project worked to figure out the optimal treatment method as a result of which the largest amount of manganese was removed … Continue reading Can Hydrogen Peroxide Be Used to Remove Manganese and Iron from well water?
Disinfecting your well water is a crucial step in ensuring you have clean drinking water for your household. However, the disinfection process should be highly monitored and designed according to the needs of your system because contaminants can build up in the disinfection process if done irresponsibly. Some parasites have become very resistant to common … Continue reading Disinfect With Caution: Contaminants can Buildup in the Disinfection Process
The system seems to be working well. No more orange toilets!