For a Birm or Pro-OX iron filter to work properly, there must be enough dissolved oxygen present in the water to help assist the filter media to oxidize iron and manganese particles for filtration. A good way to achieve oxidation without having to install an open atmospheric pressure storage tank and additional booster pump is to … Continue reading What is the Difference between Air Charger Iron Filters and Maxi-Vent Air Compressor System Iron Filters?
If you’ve just drilled a new well or moved onto a property with a new well, you’ve likely noticed mud and sediment in your water. Don’t worry, it’s very common for water from a new well to contain a lot of drilling mud and sediment at first. One reader recently asked which systems would be … Continue reading Well Water Treatment
Earlier this week, one of our customers wrote to us to ask about the difference between fine mesh and standard resin for removing iron with a water softener. Generally, we recommend an iron filter to remove iron, but in certain cases, a water softener will do the trick, too. That is if your water’s pH … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Fine Mesh Resin and Standard Resin When Removing Iron?
One customer recently reported that his Greensand filter media was not lasting as long as it should, and required a lot of potassium permanganate to keep up regular operation. He also mentioned that he was experiencing acidic water along with iron and odors. These problems are not unrelated. Iron is often found in acidic groundwater … Continue reading Get More Life Out of Filter Media With Proper Pre-Treatment
Often customers will ask us if they can chlorinate their water at their house and not at the well head. For example, they may live in a small community where the well water is shared by a group of homes, and the water may be smelly, or contain iron, manganese, or coliform bacteria. For these … Continue reading Easy to Install Flow Sensor Type Chlorinators
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
Brett: It is working perfectly and has been entirely trouble free. Our untreated water is horrible – we could not even run the indoor fixtures without ruining them with rust and staining our walls prior to treating our water. Now, we always get compliments from visitors who say that our water is the best tasting … Continue reading We have been 100% pleased with the water system that we purchased from you.