Rotten-egg smell in your well water? Fix well water that smells bad: 1. Aerate water and/or inject air or oxygen 2. Chlorinate well water to eliminate both sulfur and bacteria 3. Install a Catalytic Carbon Air Injection Backwash Filter 4. Inject hydrogen peroxide and filter with catalytic carbon. 5. Follow aeration, chlorination, ozone or peroxide … Continue reading How To Fix Well Water That Smells Bad? Simple Actions to Take.
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 clean out my existing chlorine metering pump and switch to peroxide?” This is an excellent question, and often the answer is Yes. Hydrogen peroxide (“H2O2”) is becoming very … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in water
Yesterday we were asked a good question in a comment on a blog post from back in March about disinfecting water with hydrogen peroxide. Erik asked, “What would the recommended dosage of H2O2 be per volume unit of water?” You should generally inject 1.0 ppm of hydrogen peroxide for each part per million of iron … Continue reading Hydrogen Peroxide in Well Water How Much to Inject
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?
Need to know how much water to add to dilute your hydrogen peroxide? A common question we get is: “I had a question about diluting my 7% hydrogen peroxide. How much water would I have to add to the gallon to dilute it to 7000ppm or 12500 ppm.” This is a good question, and the … Continue reading How to Calculate Hydrogen Peroxide Concentration for Well Water Treatment
Here is a picture of my installed system. My flow valve is installed after my outside water pipes so I don’t use peroxide while watering outside or using water outside of the house. The small tank to the left of the water pressure tank is the hydrogen peroxide solution tank. I covered it with an … Continue reading Water Tastes Great – Very Pleased So Far
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