Faqs / Q: What are typical well water issues that might require treatment?

  1. Hydrogen Sulfide, many times referred to as sulfur, is a gas with a rotten egg odor. It will add an objectionable taste and odor to the water even at low levels. It is also corrosive and can damage air conditioning coils and other appliances.
  2. Iron is a mineral that will leave reddish brown stains that are hard to remove.
  3. Hardness in water is mainly made up of compounds of calcium and magnesium. Hard water will leave white chalky build up and stains around faucets, dishwashers, shower doors cookware, and other appliances.
  4. Iron or sulfate reducing bacteria can sometimes be present in the water. It can give the water a bad taste and smell.

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