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
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?
Finally was able to get the system up and running after receiving new pump and noticed the sulfur smell gone in one day. Susan Foley, Palmyra, NY
Need to know how much water to add to dilute your hydrogen peroxide? A common question we get is: “I had a question about diluting my 7% hydrogen peroxide. How much water would I have to add to the gallon to dilute it to 7000ppm or 12500 ppm.” This is a good question, and the … Continue reading How to Calculate Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration for Well Water Treatment
Hello again, Clean Well Water Report readers! As you may have read yesterday, we are devoting this week to discussing CT values. Yesterday we explained how CT values are calculated, and why they’re crucial to determine when disinfecting home water supplies. Now that you know how to calculate CT values for various disinfectants, we want … Continue reading Bacteria Killers: A Guide to Popular Water Disinfectants
Yesterday we were asked a good question in a comment on a blog post from back in March about disinfecting water with hydrogen peroxide. Erik asked, “What would the recommended dosage of H2O2 be per volume unit of water?” The dosage of H2O2 required depends on the concentration of contaminants in water, not so much … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in water
Yesterday we were asked a good question in a comment on a blog post from back in March about disinfecting water using hydrogen peroxide treatment. Erik asked, “What would the recommended dosage of H2O2 be per volume unit of water?” The Correct Dosage of Hydrogen Peroxide Treatment The dosage of H2O2 required depends on the concentration of … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in water
A very effective way to eliminate odors, bacteria and oxidize iron, manganese and other contaminants is by injecting asmall amount of chlorine or hydrogen peroxide each the well pump turns on. Chlorination or peroxide injection combined with a backwashing catalytic carbon filter system is an excellent way to have clean odor-free, disinfected water throughout the … Continue reading Compare the Costs of Using Chlorine Vs Hydrogen Peroxide for Well Water Treatment?
One question we are often asked is: “What strength of hydrogen peroxide do you recommend to replace bleach?” Or: “Do you recommend replacing chlorine bleach with hydrogen peroxide, in my well water chlorinator? I heard it works better or is less toxic.” Hydrogen peroxide is indeed a great replacement for bleach in many well water … Continue reading What strength of hydrogen peroxide do you recommend to replace bleach?
If your well water smells like rotten-eggs, you are not alone. Well water odor is a common problem and many homeowners battle stinky well water. Rotten-egg water not only has an objectionable odor, but in high concentrations may be dangerous to your health, and is corrosive to plumbing, fixtures and appliances. Water containing hydrogen sulfide … Continue reading Eliminate Well Water Odors: Four Reasons Why Hydrogen Peroxide Water Treatment Is Best