Chlorination systems

Indications for usage:

  • Colour in water (ferric iron).
  • Clay (fine grey matter, feels like mud).
  • Large amounts of sediment.
  • Effectively removes Iron bacteria*.
  • Effectively kills Ecoli/Coliform and most bacteria with a 20 minute contact time with chlorine.
  • Presence of organic materials including tannins.
  • High sulphur content.

* Iron Bacteria

  • A common nuisance in wells.
  • Not considered a health hazard.
  • Leaves slimy deposits of red iron hydrate on pipes, fixtures, etc., can corrode and or clog pipe and plumbing.
  • Often produce unpleasant taste and colour described as swampy, oily/petroleum, cucumber, sewage, rotten vegetation and musty.
  • Causes yellow, orange, red or brown stains and coloured water.
  • Appears as a feathery growth noticeable in toilet tanks.

Hydrogen peroxide systems

  • Operates the same as a chlorination system, with or without a retention tank, if direct injection to well.
  • Uses direct injection to chlorinator from Hydrogen peroxide container eliminating a solution tank.
  • Speeds up oxidation , only needs 2-3 minutes contact time with peroxide.
  • Systems are generally more costly but more eco friendly.
  • Both systems require consumer testing using test strips to ensure accurate reading of proper mixture of chlorine or hydrogen peroxide.

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