When you have a water system that uses well water, it is important to do regular water testing to ensure that the water that the well is supplying into your household is safe. Sometimes, bacteria, stains, and sediments can be found in the water. Often, water sediment filters won’t take care of everything. Unlike city … Continue reading Sediments, Stains and Water Sediment Filters 101
Why Use Ozone to Treat Iron, Manganese, Sulfur Odor & Bacteria? Ozone is a gas generated onsite by an ozone generator. While chlorine is commonly used in well water to treat iron, manganese, and odors, it can leave a chlorine taste and odor in the water. Chlorination systems require fresh chlorine to be regularly added, … Continue reading Using Ozone To Treat Iron and Sulfur Odors in Well Water
Hello, welcome to the Clean Water Made Easy Podcast Question & answer episode 5. My name is Gerry Bulfin, and I’m WQA certified master water specialist & long time water treatment contractor. Each week on our main podcast we go deep into various well water treatment systems and water quality issues and problems, but I … Continue reading Podcast Q&A 5: I want to install an iron filter in my basement…
Filed under Calcite Neutralizer, Filter Media, Iron Filters How to Remove Iron and Neutralize Acid Water One question that comes up frequently is how to remove iron and neutralize acid water with one system. This can save space and lowers costs. If your water has iron AND you have low pH as well (in other … Continue reading How to Remove Iron and Neutralize Acid Water with Pro-OX-AIR Blend Filters
There are two types of Pro-OX Air systems, the Pro-OX AIR standard system, and the Pro-OX AIR blend which not only removes iron and odors, but also eliminates acid water conditions in your well water. Learn how to remove iron and neutralize acid water in a single water treatment system.
We often get questions about iron filter media here at Clean Water Systems. It seems many people are overwhelmed by the breadth of options available when shopping for an iron filter, and with all sorts of tanks, valves, and filter media available, it's not hard to see why. Iron filters contain iron filter media, which is a type of granular filter media that removes iron and often manganese as well.
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.
Iron and manganese are metallic contaminants that are commonly found dissolved in water in a clear state. The water may appear clear but later turn to rust when the water is exposed to air. To size commercial filtration systems for iron and manganese removal, careful guidelines should be followed.
This is the third article, and the most important part, in a series on "How To Remove Iron Manganese & Odor From Your Well Water". Step 1 talks about identifying the source of water contaminants iron, manganese, and odor. Step 2 teaches you what to test your well water for, how to do a quick physical inspection, how to pinpoint the source of well water problem/s and the steps to follow in removing these water contaminants, particularly iron, manganese, and odor. Learn the step by step procedure in this DIY article. https://www.cleanwaterstore.com/blog/remove-iron-mang…ell-water-step-3/
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