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  • Posted in thread: Whole house backwash water filter with chlorine question on 03-22-2017 at 01:04 PM
    The right tank has Centaur carbon media in it for hydrogen Sulfide. it is backwashed with the
    chlorine solution in the square black tank. Every 3 days it cycles about half of the 16 gallons
    to backwas...

  • Posted in thread: Do I need a water softener? on 03-21-2017 at 03:24 PM
    20 Grains is a lot of hardness. Yes you dd need a softener. If you use a lot of water (large
    family etc) you might want to look into a twin tank unit where one unit is backwashing while
    your using the...

  • Posted in thread: Whole house backwash water filter with chlorine question on 03-21-2017 at 03:13 PM
    Up in the right hand corner is a Gast Air Pump which looks to be injecting air to the middle
    tank which is either for iron or sulfur. It doesn't have a backwash head though so I'm guessing
    its for sul...

  • Posted in thread: New Pump for old shallow well on 03-21-2017 at 03:03 PM
    That pump is what I knew as the FSCH. FS meant Florida Special, the C meant 1/2hp and the H was
    for high head (higher pressure). It is a very good little pump and should give you years of
    service.All ...

  • Posted in thread: Whole house backwash water filter with chlorine question on 03-20-2017 at 07:19 PM
    Yeah, using a feed pump. That makes sense, but backwashing with chlorine doesn't.

  • Posted in thread: Whole house backwash water filter with chlorine question on 03-20-2017 at 06:58 PM
    That's a new one on me. But does yours use 8 gallons of bleach when backwashing?

  • Posted in thread: Whole house backwash water filter with chlorine question on 03-20-2017 at 03:27 PM
    I have never heard of any filter being "backwashed" with chlorine. Especially one that uses 8
    gallons. Chlorine is removed by carbon. So introducing that much chlorine to one for any reason
    would simp...

  • Posted in thread: Biofilm in my water pipes. on 03-19-2017 at 02:17 PM
    By flushing I mean to pour fresh water down the well to wash the bleach off the piping. It will
    eat metal. There are all kinds of different methods out there on how to disinfect a well and
    how much bl...

  • Posted in thread: Can I use this to pull water from my well water line? on 03-18-2017 at 03:39 PM
    You should know that that inline filter is not removing rust/iron. There are filters that will
    remove iron and the softener will remove some iron, but that inline filter is not an iron
    filter by any s...

  • Posted in thread: Biofilm in my water pipes. on 03-18-2017 at 03:33 PM
    You say the water passed when you had it tested. What did they test for?I am not aware of any
    biofilms in well water. Iron, sulfur and hardness... yes. Sulfur smells like rotten eggs. Iron
    leaves brow...

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January 20, 2015  •  02:40 PM
Not really a Plumber. Just a Pump and Well guy.
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