Chloride is one of the most common anions found in tap water. It generally combines with calcium, magnesium, or sodium to form various salts: for example, sodium chloride (NaCl) is formed when chloride and sodium combine. Chloride occurs naturally in groundwater but is found in greater concentrations where seawater and run-off from road salts (salts … Continue reading Effects of Chloride in Well Water, and How To Remove It
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
Foul odors are a common problem in well water systems. They are generally caused by hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas, which can get into water sources in a number of ways: via sewage systems, near coal and peat deposits, in oil fields, and most commonly from iron and sulfur bacteria. These bacteria thrive on iron and … Continue reading Two Popular Ways to Eliminate Odor from Well Water: Chlorination/Peroxide Injection or Aeration
To whom it may concern, The Greensand Iron filter is great! The iron is gone and the water no longer smells. The installation instructions were really good too. Thanks, Dale Rask Taylor Falls, MN
A common question we often receive is “My well is producing sand and rust color water. It smells of sulfur. What is the best way to solve this problem!? ” A very effective method to remove iron, manganese, and odor from well water is by using an automatic chlorinator, followed by a Pro-OX iron filter. … Continue reading “My Well is Producing Sand, Rust and Smells of Sulfur!”
A homeowner on well water recently contacted us. They had purchased a Filox iron filter online, and was told by the supplier that it would remove the iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide odors without the use of chemicals. It worked for one week and then their water turned bad again, full of iron and manganese … Continue reading My Filox Iron Filter Worked for Only One Week
A homeowner on well water recently contacted us. They had purchased a Filox iron filter online, and was told by the supplier that it would remove the iron, manganese and hydrogen sulfide odors without the use of chemicals. It worked for one week and then their water turned bad again, full of iron and manganese … Continue reading My Filox Iron Filter Worked for One Week
We were asked by a homeowner if their new whole house reverse osmosis system should be removing odors from their well water. This was a commercial system with no carbon filters, just pre-filters and the RO system (not supplied by us). Many homeowners use under-sink reverse osmosis systems which have carbon filters as part of … Continue reading Will Reverse Osmosis Membranes Remove Odor from Well Water?