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    Hi all - I finally have my test results back from...

    Hi all - I finally have my test results back from a local water lab:

    TDS: 410 mg/l
    pH: 6.6
    Hardness: 31 gpg
    Iron: .935 mg/l
    Nitrate: 0
    Nitrite: 0
    Copper: .055 mg/l
    Lead: .004 mg/l
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    I'm lining up appointments with a few local...

    I'm lining up appointments with a few local WQA-listed installers. I will get the full water test to cover iron bacteria levels and will post the results here once I have them. I do plan on getting...
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    This might be a rhetorical question, but if shock...

    This might be a rhetorical question, but if shock chlorination is bad for your well & won't solve iron bacteria issues - then why has it been suggested by more than one company, including one which...
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    The greensand filter sits after the pressure tank...

    The greensand filter sits after the pressure tank and before the softener. Inadequate flow rate was mentioned as a possible cause of the frequent clogging. I've about had it with the greensand...
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    Thanks to all for the replies! I was told by...

    Thanks to all for the replies! I was told by several installers that chlorine injection systems are not a good idea - partly due to cost & upkeep, but also because they do nothing to treat iron...
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    Thanks very much for the reply. I don't think...

    Thanks very much for the reply. I don't think the iron bacteria problem is too bad, and is being kept under control by shock chlorination. I don't notice a slime buildup in the toilets unless we go...
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    Greensand Filter - Frequent Clogging

    I have a greensand iron filter with an Autotrol 255 valve. The greensand filter sits between a well pressure tank and a water softener. It's being used to treat well water with an iron level of 3...
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