Author: Water Blogged

Treatment of Bad Smells and Stains in Well Water

Iron and Manganese have the tendency to stain fixtures throughout the property. Iron can leave discoloration that looks red, orange, yellow, or rust colored. Manganese is known to leave a black discoloration. Sometimes when both are present, you will notice

Portable Filtered Water Bottles @ Water Filters of America

Looking for filtered water on the go? Check out Water Filters of America’s portable water filter bottles! They are easy to take anywhere and everywhere! The built in filters remove many contaminants, including chlorine, heavy metals, VOC’s, cysts, cryptosporidium, and

Raising the pH in well water

Have you ever noticed blue or green staining on sinks, filters, toilets or other places your water touches? Do you have copper plumbing in your home? If the answer is yes to both of these questions, you likely have low pH

Terminox® for removing iron and manganese in private well water

Iron can cause red, orange or brown staining around the home. Manganese can cause black staining and make the hot water in the home smell like rotten eggs. If you have a rotten egg smell on the HOT water side

Greensand Filter vs Terminox® for iron and sulfur removal

A conventional Greensand backwashing washing water filtration tank is comprised generally of a water tank (Usually around 4 feet tall or so) with an ionic exchange mineral inside (mineral) and an electronic control valve to channel the water where it

Question: Should I “Shock” My Private Well with Chlorine or Not?

Shocking a well is an often old wives tale for solving issues with well water. We hear customers who want to try this all the time as if it were a “fix all” for well water problems. “Shocking” a well