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.
Many homeowners contact us to find out how to fix well water that smells bad. Water containing hydrogen sulfide gas (“H2S”), has a distinctive "rotten egg" odor, which may be especially noticeable when running hot water. Such water can discolor coffee, tea, and other beverages, and affect the taste of water. It can also change the taste of cooked foods. Hydrogen sulfide (“H2S”) gas is a nuisance that is not usually a health risk at concentrations normally found in household water.
Iron and Manganese The first step to learn 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
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
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?
Here is a picture of the PH equalizer tank we installed in our garage. Followed instructions provided and all went fairly easily. We are happy with system and PH now is where it is supposed to be. – Doug
Super easy install so far so good. The one on the right is before the filter one on the left is after. Enough said. Thanks, Roger
Corrosion can be a huge problem that is potentially detrimental to your water system. Corrosion is not only a problem that can cause lasting damages on your water system, but it can also have harmful effects on the environment. The harmful effects of it to the environment lies mainly on the fact that a huge … Continue reading Checking Your Pipes For Corrosion and Scale Build-up
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading How to Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants at a Low Cost
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants