My field of expertise is in domestic water treatment. I am retired and have 28 years of experience in the water treatment field. I have earned the designation of Water Specialist, level five, from the Water Quality Association.I can offer help in the solution for private wells` problems as to `point of entry` and `point of use` treatments. these would include,disinfection,conditioning,and purification for drinking including reverse osmosis technology. Problems concerning well pumps,or plumbing or well drilling are out of my field,as well as commericial,industrial or municipal water treatment. I prefer to limit questions to the average homeowner`s use.Since retiring I have added consultation on the care and ,maintenance of domestic water treatment systems. These include filtration, conditioning/softening,chemical feed, and drinking water systems.
over 28 years testing private wells and application of various water treatment systems for a 65 year old water treatment company.Now retired and doing independent water consulting.BR>
Water Quality Association
Water Quality Association
WATER QUALITY ASSOCIATION CERTIFICATION AS WATER SPECIALIST V
It is enjoyable and rewarding to help people solve their water problems. I like sharing my knowledge to erase some myths about water, water quality and water treatment.
What I have learned in all these years of studying water is that there is so much more to learn and discover about water and water treatment.
I think an important truth about water quality is the definition of soft water versus hard water. Hard water means the presence of Calcium and Magnesium only. Iron,which indeed is a problem, is not part of water hardness. Soft water means the ABSCENCE of these minerals NOT the presence of salt. Distilled water and Reverse Osmosis water are both soft by definition yet the contain no mineral salts.
Unfortunately; this is an unregulated industry. No mandatory liscencing or validation required. ANYONE can sell water treatment equipment. So be careful and deal with reputable companies.
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|Donna||04/04/15||10||10||10||Hello Fred, My plumber friend seems to .....|
|Holland||03/21/15||10||10||10||Very detailed and informed for the layman .....|
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Hi Darlene; Sorry for the delay. I have been laid up this past week with a nasty flu.Dirty source water has to be analyzed and the suspended solids identified before the proper filtration or clarification
Hi Adrienne Thanks for your question.You do not say whether you are treating your water or not.I cannot advise you realistically with what you have shared. My best advice would be to go to WQA.org and
Hi Donna: Thanks for your question. From what you describe you don't have a pump problem. The most likely culprit is your pressure tank. The purpose of a pressure tank is to keep your pump from running
Hi Holland; Thanks for asking. It sounds like R/O is the way to go but in combination with a chemical-feed system for disinfection. Chlorination works well unless you have a lot of iron. Hydrogen Peroxide
Hi Richard; Thanks for asking and sorry about the delay in responding but there were some health issues that kept me off the PC this past week. Whenever a water appliance changes the temperature of the
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