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
Why Use Ozone to Treat Iron, Manganese, Sulfur Odor & Bacteria? Ozone is a gas generated onsite by an ozone generator. While chlorine is commonly used in well water to treat iron, manganese, and odors, it can leave a chlorine taste and odor in the water. Chlorination systems require fresh chlorine to be regularly added, … Continue reading Using Ozone To Treat Iron and Sulfur Odors in Well Water
Hello, welcome to the Clean Water Made Easy Podcast Question & answer episode 5. My name is Gerry Bulfin, and I’m WQA certified master water specialist & long time water treatment contractor. Each week on our main podcast we go deep into various well water treatment systems and water quality issues and problems, but I … Continue reading Podcast Q&A 5: I want to install an iron filter in my basement…
Iron makes up 5% of the Planet's crust and is found in well water throughout the world. Whenever the amount of iron in your well water is higher than 0.3 Milligrams Per Liter (mg/L) the water can have a rusty, red-colored, brownish, or even yellow color, and cause discoloration of fixtures as well as laundry. Metallic tastes will probably be present and the water may smell horrible.
This is the third article, and the most important part, in a series on "How To Remove Iron Manganese & Odor From Your Well Water". Step 1 talks about identifying the source of water contaminants iron, manganese, and odor. Step 2 teaches you what to test your well water for, how to do a quick physical inspection, how to pinpoint the source of well water problem/s and the steps to follow in removing these water contaminants, particularly iron, manganese, and odor. Learn the step by step procedure in this DIY article. https:/cleanwaterstore.com/blog/remove-iron-mang…ell-water-step-3/
Iron and Manganese The first step to learning how to remove iron, manganese, and odor from well water is to understand a little about where iron comes from and the types of iron found in well water. Iron is one of the earth's most plentiful resources, making up at least five percent of the earth's … Continue reading How to Remove Iron, Manganese, and Odor From Well Water
Well Pump Flow Rate Questions? One question we often get is: “How can I find out what my well pump flow rate is??” Iron filters, acid neutralizers and other well water treatment systems are available in different sizes. When selecting a water treatment system you must know the well pump flow rate in gallons per minute. … Continue reading How Can I Find Out What My Well Pump Flow Rate Is?
I wanted to wait at least a month before responding, so I could better see how the system was working. I am pleased to say that I believe the system is working well. I used to have to take an iron removal spray called ” the works” to my fiberglass shower every four … Continue reading Shower Stays Clean – Pro Ox System is Working Well
Well water often has iron, manganese, sulfur odors and sediment. These are the most common problems we hear about from well owners. A powerful and effective method for treating well water is chlorination combined with oxidizing iron filtration, but many folks don't want to use chlorine. Even though our chlorinator systems often include a carbon component to … Continue reading Chemical-free Odor Treatment with AIR Charger Iron Filters
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?