Iron Removal Water Plant

The best water treatment plant manufacturesIf you are drawing water from a Private Well there many potential contaminants that can affect your water quality, including bacteria. Bacterial issues like E coli and Coliform are the most important to address to ensure safe drinking water. However, there are also many secondary contaminants that are not necessarily harmful, but are an inconvenience. These contaminates can cause stains, smells, and odor - and your home becomes overpowered by it. Following is a list of these contaminants and the signs of their presence:

Iron. There are two different types of iron - Ferrous & Ferric. Ferrous iron is clear water iron and Ferric is red water iron. The presence of Ferrous iron cannot be seen by looking at the water however it leaves reddish/brown stains. With Ferric iron the water will appear red in color and leave stains. These secondary contaminates are not harmful to ingest. When iron is present: - It can cause reddish/brown stains in your tubs and toilets as well as affect your white laundry. - Irrigating with water containing iron can cause staining to your sidewalks, walls, and fixtures. - It makes cleaning bathrooms and fixtures difficult. Sulfur. The clear indication of sulfur (hydrogen sulfide) presence is a "rotten-egg" smell to the water. When dealing with Sulfur it is important to eliminate the possibility of Sulfur Bacteria. General Sulfur can be removed easily with Aeration or Filox media oxidation. Sulfur Bacteria, however, is very resistant and requires continuous Chlorination. The following are a few signs of each: General Sulfur - the smell is the same on both the hot and cold water sides. The smell is slight and comes and goes from time to time. Sulfur Bacteria - The smell is more prominent on the hot water side. The smell is very strong all of the time. There is a black slimy film anywhere water sits for a long period of time -- for example in the back of your toilet bowl. Sulfur bacteria can cause stomach problems for some people if ingested on a regular basis.Read Related