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Switching to Hydrogen Peroxide in water

We often receive a question like this:  “I have a liquid chlorine bleach well water chlorinator.  I want to switch to injecting hydrogen peroxide instead.  Can I just clean out my existing chlorine metering pump, and switch to peroxide?” Switching to hydrogen peroxide using the same metering pump This is a very good question, and … Continue reading Switching to Hydrogen Peroxide in water

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Hydrogen Peroxide in water

We often receive a question like this:  “I have a liquid chlorine bleach well water chlorinator.  I want to switch to injecting hydrogen peroxide instead.  Can I just clean out my existing chlorine metering pump, and switch to peroxide?” This is a very good question, and often the answer is Yes.  It all depends on … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in water

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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

Drought Impacts Well Water Treatment Systems And Water Quality

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the North American Drought is a record-breaking expansion of the drought which started in 2010, when the shortage of snow and rain in North America resulted in little or no run-off and melt-water to soak into the soil. The shortage of water encompasses 80% of the United … Continue reading Drought Impacts Well Water Treatment Systems And Water Quality

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Soda Ash Water Treatment

How Much Soda ash Should Be Injected To Raise the pH of my well water from 5.0 to 7.5? Generally, you want to inject 100 to 200 mg of soda ash for each liter of water (mg/L).  Milligrams per liter is the same as saying parts per million (PPM).  Mix up the soda ash solution … Continue reading Soda Ash Water Treatment

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Two Signs Your Water Well Is In Trouble

Two signs your well is having problems is when your well is pumping air and/or your electrical utility bill has recently increased dramatically, indicating your well pump is running constantly. The typical modern residential well  can produce many years of excellent water with a minimum of servicing. Precisely because most wells operate for many years … Continue reading Two Signs Your Water Well Is In Trouble

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Birm, Greensand, and Pro-OX Iron Filters: A Primer

The three most common systems available to remove iron from well water are back-washing iron filters that use one of three different media: Birm, Greensand, and Manganese Oxide (Pro-OX). 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 … Continue reading Birm, Greensand, and Pro-OX Iron Filters: A Primer

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Water Stains? How to Identify The Top 5 Stains

Does your well water cause pink, red, brown, black, or blue stains to appear on your fixtures or appliances? Unsightly stains can show up on fixtures, appliances, or when washing laundry as well as your hair. These stains show up generally as pink, rust or reddish, black colored, dark brown, and green stains. Pink stains … Continue reading Water Stains? How to Identify The Top 5 Stains

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Posted on By Gerry Bulfin

Testing Well Water

I have well water, what should I test for and how often should I have it tested? This is a common question we often are asked.  Which tests you decide to get done on your well water depends on your goals and if you are interested primarily in health related contaminants that might be present, … Continue reading Testing Well Water

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