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?
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
Do you like to drink sodas and fruit drinks? A new study finds that drinking large amounts of sugary sodas and fruit drinks may raise your odds for painful kidney stones. The study was published online May 15 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Although drinking extra fluids usually helps to … Continue reading Drinking Sugary Sodas and Fruit Juices May Raise Your Odds for Kidney Stones