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    So gary, the water softener will not remove any...

    So gary, the water softener will not remove any H2S? I have a rainfresh 5micron filter on the main line after the softener, should I swap the 5micron out for a carbon filter? Water softener systems...
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    I sent a sample to lab but little did i know they...

    I sent a sample to lab but little did i know they only tested for bacteria so i am waiting to find a lab to test more parameters. Only the cold water has this smell.
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    Thanks. however i think i mistaken the off taste....

    Thanks. however i think i mistaken the off taste. I believe its actually hydrogen sulfide gas as the odor taste is that "rotten egg smell". Should the water softener eventually remove this or am i...
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    new softener question

    Hi I just installed a watts premier 40000 grain water softener and it seems to be working perfectly. Its only been a few hours since install and the treated water seems to have a slight salty taste....
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    iron removal method question

    As it turns out my well water is loaded with iron beyond the capacity of a water softener resulting in stained fixtures, odor etc.. I have been told there is an easy solution for the iron removal but...
  6. Thread: iron removal

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    Here is another thought/question: I've read...

    Here is another thought/question: I've read online that chlorination can be very beneficial for iron removal, sulfur odor removal, bacteria treatment etc. Since I am running of a shallow well would...
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    Tom as I mentioned I submitted water for testing...

    Tom as I mentioned I submitted water for testing today. I am completely green to water filtration, so I will appologize if some of my questions are out to lunch. I have been told by a filtration...
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    Having the water tested today. While I'm waiting...

    Having the water tested today. While I'm waiting for results from the lab, will the .3 micron ceramic/carbon filter cartridge remove the odor from the water?
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    Thanks so what do you all suggest? Will my iron...

    Thanks so what do you all suggest? Will my iron removal method be dependant on pH? If my pH is too high or low would that be causing the iron to not settle out?
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    iron removal well water

    Hi from my recently dug shallow well I am getting rust staining on my toilet and an iron odor in my water. I know a water softener or iron filtration system is the best option. However is there a...
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    iron removal well water

    Hi from my recently dug shallow well I am getting rust staining on my toilet and an iron odor in my water. I know a water softener or iron filtration system is the best option. However is there a...
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    I have a rain fresh whole home filter in my main...

    I have a rain fresh whole home filter in my main line - will a ceramic .3 micron filter with a carbon core (as sold by canadian tire, etc.) reduce the iron for a temporary fix?
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    iron removal

    Lately I've noticed rust colored staining on toilet bowk and a brownish red residue left on white clothing after wash cycle. My well water also has an odor that is earthy/metallic. I believe the...
  14. question: slow recharge rate in shallow well

    Hi there, quick question on the recharge rate of a shallow well. I have a 2 foot diameter well 16 feet underground with about 10 feet of water when full (top of water table at this time of year). How...
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    gray cloudy water from well

    Hi recently i installed a shallow dug well with lots of water. initiall the water was very turbid and cloudy gray. i have sonce pumped the well off twice and after recharging, the water is clearer...
  16. Thread: dug well issues

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    Hi again. After emptying the well twice woth my...

    Hi again. After emptying the well twice woth my jet pump, the water is a little clearer but still cloudy gray and doesnt settle when left in a container overnight. How can i clear the clay from my...
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    Hey thanks, I bailed it dry with a rope and...

    Hey thanks, I bailed it dry with a rope and bucket ha-ha. In less than 24 hours it recharged with over 150 gallons, however still a bit cloudy but getting clearer. I'm in the process of hooking up...
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    Thanks Mike, I've used a 3/4hp pool pump and a...

    Thanks Mike, I've used a 3/4hp pool pump and a gas powered forest fire pump neither of which would pump the water this height. I dont yet have my jet pump/pressure tank installed. Should I install...
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    dug well issues

    Hello there. Recently after being unsecessful in obtaining a driller to travel out to my rural home to drill a well I decided to have an excavator do the job of digging a shallow well. At roughly 7...
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