Water Treatment & Conditioning

Water is the most important resource on Earth, so what does that make water treatment? Not only are we experts in designing water systems optimal for water treatment, we can also install them. Please see below for a general guideline and summary of typical problems, and what’s required when treating them.

Problems Resulting From Poor Water Treatment

The following is an easy reference for common water quality problems:

Symptom: Scale, Scum, Spotting, Soap Curd
Possible Diagnosis: Hardness
Solution: Ion Exchange Softener

Symptom: Rust Staining of Fixtures & Clothing
Possible Diagnosis: Iron
Solution: Chemical Free Iron Filter, Manganese Greensand Filter, Chlorination

Symptom: Bad Taste and/or Bad Odor
Possible Diagnosis: High Levels of Chlorine and/or High Level of Organics
Solution: Activated Carbon Filter

Symptom: Cloudy Water
Possible Diagnosis: Turbity
Solution: Multi-Media Filter

Symptom: Discolored Water
Possible Diagnosis: Tannins
Solution: Multi-Media Filter, Ion Exchange Softener

Symptom: Corrosion of Plumbing
Possible Diagnosis: Low pH
Solution: Neutralizing Filter

Symptom: Rotten Egg Smell
Possible Diagnosis: Hydrogen Sulfide
Solution: Ozone Injection, Chlorine, Manganese Greensand Filter

Symptom: Black Staining
Possible Diagnosis: Manganese
Solution: Manganese Greensand Filter, Ion Exchange Softener

Problems That Can Cause Health Concerns:

Diagnosis: Bacteria
Solution: Ultraviolet Sterilization, Distillation, Reverse Osmosis, Chlorine Injection

Diagnosis: Cryptospordium, Giardia
Solution: Ultraviolet Sterilization, Distillation, Reverse Osmosis, Chlorine Injection

Diagnosis: Nitrates
Solution: Distillation, Reverse Osmosis, Ion Exchange

Diagnosis: Sulfates
Solution: Reverse Osmosis

Diagnosis: Arsenic
Solution: Manganese Greensand Filter, Reverse Osmosis, Distillation

Fact: We Can’t Live Without Water Treatment

This list is merely a sample of problems that can be fixed by Groundwater Pump & Well. Water is an immensely important natural resource that we can’t live without; therefore water treatment should always be the first priority in all water systems. The water that you use on a daily basis can have detrimental effects on your health and well-being if you don’t have the proper water treatment.