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    Can a loop be used to improve water flow?

    My house was originally plumbed in copper(based on remnants visible in unfinished area of basement). It is currently mostly CPVC. I suspect this is due to the acid well water.

    I have 1...
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    I have been doing a 5 min backwash in the old...

    I have been doing a 5 min backwash in the old configuration simply to avoid drawing down well until flow rate slows to a crawl. A relief to hear that shorter is common if at high flow rates. In the...
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    Filter was purchased from afwfilters. Web site...

    Filter was purchased from afwfilters. Web site claimed 6gpm backwash rate(which I do not believe). Per manufacturer of Filox and 10" tank diameter, need 14gpm x .55 sq ft=7.6gpm backwash. Of...
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    There is no shroud as such. It is in a 5' tall...

    There is no shroud as such. It is in a 5' tall tank with the pump vertically mounted with the intake near the bottom of the tank. The water level is well above the pump intakes at all times(safety...
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    Installed acetal plastic check valve exactly...

    Installed acetal plastic check valve exactly identical to original except now has spring installed (apparently manufacturer sells same valve with and without spring) Water hammer gone but now a new...
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    Never mind on magnetic--not suitable for...

    Never mind on magnetic--not suitable for application. Is there any reason not to just use the spring loaded PVC valves at Home Cheapo? Being above ground, not as big a penalty if they fail as...
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    Notice at plumbingsupply.com, a magnetic spring...

    Notice at *******************, a magnetic spring loaded check valve. Claim quieter than normal spring loaded. Any opinion on this?

    Pump is Sta-rite DM series. Not sure if existing check valve...
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    Waterguard Aerator Noise

    I installed a Waterguard Radon Aerator. It involves a sprayer and a repressurization pump(submersible 1/2 HP in sprayer tank) and output pressure tank/pressure switch. Output gear similar to well...
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    Sorry if I sound as if I am arguing with you. My...

    Sorry if I sound as if I am arguing with you. My writing style leaves room for improvement. I am asking because you are the expert. I learn from your comments and do appreciate them.

    The loss...
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    Water pressure drops to near zero because very...

    Water pressure drops to near zero because very little resistance to flow--large diameter of all flow channels in Fleck 7000 series, 1" PVC feed, 1" ID backwash output line means little resistance to...
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    Detail of configuration: Part I: Well pump to...

    Detail of configuration:
    Part I: Well pump to pressure switch/pressure tank then iron filter then sediment filter output into aerator tank.
    Part II: Aerator is sprayer type which fills its own...
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    Odd Fleck 7000SXT configuration possible?

    I have a Filox iron filter with a Fleck 7000SXT followed by a 200 gallon tank radon aerator with its own repressurization pump. Aerator follows iron filter (and backwashable sediment filter) to...
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