I will answer questions on residential water treatment, i.e. use of softeners, filters, reverse osmosis systems, disinfection, iron and/or sediment removal and other issues facing the homeowner. I have worked extensively with well water systems.
I have worked in the water treatment area for many years as a consultant and as a professional environmental engineer in the private industry sector. I have designed reverse osmosis, deionization, and water softening systems. I have also done work in water quality and stream and river remediation as it relates to the Clean Water Act.
I am currently serving as an Expert for Home Improvement, Travel (New Mexico) and Travel (North Carolina);
BS Environmental Eng.
Water is the basis of all life and I love learning about water and how it relates to our environment. I enjoy sharing my knowledge with readers who are having issues with their water. I try to challenge the person asking the question to take a very active role in trying to figure out what their problem may be.
Most people don't realize that it would be so much cheaper to install a treatment system on their home water supply to give them purified water rather than purchasing bottled water! If you go to the store and buy a 16oz. bottle of "spring" water and it costs you, say $1. that is actually the equivalent of paying $8.00 per gallon! And we complain about $3 per gallon gasoline.
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Hi Laurie, Yes, reduce the softener setting to around 9-10 and monitor. Also, let me know how this reduction affects the "feel" of the water. I am a little puzzled by the somewhat low pH - also test
Hi Laurie, Yes, you can purchase a kit. I would recommend contacting this company: http://www.sensafe.com/idip/ Tell them you need a test kit for total hardness in ppm, total alkalinity in ppm
Hi Laurie, First of all the water coming out of the plant is not even close to being soft! 5.1 - 5.2 gpg hardness is around 75-80ppm (parts per million). In order to be soft water must be less than
Hello Trevor, I have been unable to find out anything about this company. Based on the information you have given me I, personally, would just continue with your present water treatment system. I see
Hi Trevor, I would be glad to see if I can help you work through your water questions. In order for me to start I need some information: 1. Do you know what the the price he quoted you would be in
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