We get a lot of mail from readers and customers who are interested in using ozone to purify their water. The problem is, ozone systems tend to be very large and very expensive. Luckily, there are some small point-of-use ozone generators available that offer the same benefits of ozone (disinfection, odor removal, great tasting water) … Continue reading Ozone Generator water treatment
When using a well water system it is important to install filters that can function efficiently on your well's water pressure and quantity. In well water systems with high concentrations of sediment, users might find that the frequency of flushing and replacing filters tends to increase in certain months and decrease in others. We recently … Continue reading When Water Quantity is Limited, Auto Sediment Backwash Filter Saves Water
Water hardness is the measurement of dissolved calcium and magnesium present in a water source. It is measured in grains per gallon, parts per million, or milligrams per liter. Excessively hard water is often the cause of scale formation in pipes and heaters, and of insoluble “curd” buildups, resulting from the interaction of hard water … Continue reading Removing Hardness from Well Water
One homeowner recently contacted us about a problem with sediment in his water. He had recently installed a new well pump to increase his water pressure, but found after installation that his water was now heavily contaminated with silt. If you have ever had similar problems, read on for the solution to silt and sediment … Continue reading Removing Sediment From Well Water
Lately we've received questions as to why chlorine pumps often require 220 volts to power. The answer is that chlorine pumps don't necessarily require 220v – in fact, pumps are available in 120v as well, at the same price as the 220v model. Many customers do use a 220v model so they can wire it … Continue reading Why Does the Chlorine Pump Require a 220 Volt Outlet?
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
Including a UV light treatment stage in your water system can be very effective at sterilizing your water, but at what point should the sterilizer be installed? Here are a few simple guidelines to follow when installing a UV sterilizer that will help you get the most out of your system. First, water to be … Continue reading Should I Install an Ultraviolet Light System Before or After a Water Softener?
To Whom It May Concern: This unit is installed in the basement of our Victorian home that was built in 1884. I did the installation myself and found it to be quite simple. Except for a couple of outdated pictures, the instructions were easy to follow and sufficiently explanatory. The unit was also easy to … Continue reading Happy With Our Purchase and Pleased With Your Service
One question we sometimes get is “What is the difference between the Fleck 7000 and the CWS-US 165 and 65 control valves?” Our backwashing filter systems (iron filters, carbon filters, sediment filters) and softeners come with Fleck Control Valves or CWS-US control valves, which are made for us by Canature Corp. The control valve sits on … Continue reading “What is the difference between the Fleck 7000 and the CWS-US 165 and 65 control valves?”