Filtering Well Water
Private wells contain some of the nastiest contaminants and pollutants that may affect the health of your household and other households that draw water from your deep well. Since private wells are not regulated by the EPA, these types of water sources may harbor harmful contaminants that are rarely present in municipal water supplies. If your family rely on well water, there are chances you may encounter contaminants such as lead, arsenic, mercury, iron, boron, fertilizers like phosphate and nitrates, and pesticides in your drinking water.
Contaminants and the Dangers They Cause
In most cases, you will not see these contaminants in your water. However, you will notice changes in the quality and aesthetic of your drinking water. If you see any changes, immediately run a thorough water test to check the status of your well water. There’s a huge chance your private well is contaminated with a chemical element either from fertilizers, sewage runoff, or pesticides due to rainwater runoff. Hazardous substances may get into private wells during the rainy season and cause various health issues. Plants and animals are also affected by contaminated water.
Staining in private wells are often caused by tannins. They are natural organic materials that are often byproducts of the natural cycle of decomposition. Tannins cause discoloration when they get in contact with water. Although they do not pose a threat to one’s health, tannins influence the aesthetic of drinking water. Tannins are not considered dangerous to one’s health. They are aesthetic problems since they make drinking water unappealing and cause staining in the laundry. Tannins leave stains on your laundry, in your dishes, floor, and almost anywhere water gets into contact with. Since water discoloration is unpleasant to the eyes and taste, removing the culprit must be done to refine the water.
Harmful bacteria including e. Coli and Cryptosporidium in well water may cause serious health problems to the household drawing drinking water from private wells. E. coli is found in the waste of farm animals such as cows and may find their way into nearby private wells. An e. Coli-contaminated well water must be treated to remove the harmful bacteria from the drinking water. Since there are no water filters for e. Coli and other harmful bacteria, boiling water for three minutes will kill the harmful bacteria. Bacteria must be treated to eliminate the bad microorganisms from the water source.
Sediments trapped in private wells also cause problems to households. When overlooked, sediments may destroy your household appliances. Sediments get into dishwashers, washing machines, and water heaters and will destroy these appliances in the long run. Countermeasures must be made to prevent sediments from getting into the well. A filter system must also be installed to prevent them from getting into every faucet of your home.
Whole House Water Filter System as a Solution
Changes in well water occur when you least expect it. In such cases, the first thing you need to do is to inspect the quality of your drinking water through water testing. Take a complete water test to find out which contaminant is present in your private well. Since you’re the one responsible for your well water’s regular water test and maintenance, then the quality of the water rests in your hands.
Whole house water filter systems are effective solutions to your water issues. These water treatment systems help clean the water that comes from private wells before they go through the faucet of homes.
AquaOx’s whole house water filter systems are designed to catch contaminants in their media bed with less to no maintenance at all. The system works perfectly in a deep well setting so you can enjoy purified drinking water with no worries. They are made with a self-cleaning backwash which automatically takes place every 4 days so you don’t have to manually clean the filter media. Designed and built to handle the tough job, the whole house water filter system can manage the size of your homes with no problem. It can simultaneously handle 4.5 bathrooms without losing water pressure in the process. AquaOx’s whole house water filter system can also handle commercial applications up to 11 bathrooms with no problem with water pressure.
If you’re worried about the maintenance of whole house water filter systems, AquaOx’s product can handle the filtration task for up to 20 years with no need for filter changes and maintenance. In short, you don’t have to think about its filter cartridge once installed in your home. Once you’ve set it up, you can forget that it was there in the first place. Spending on an item has never been this fun, right? The best part about installing the whole house water filter system is you don’t need a professional to install it in your home. You can install it set it up on your own just by following the installation instruction.
Most people think that they only need to filter the water they need for drinking. While filtering drinking water is a must, you should also invest in water filter systems to preserve your appliances. Filtered water prolongs the lifespan of your dishwasher, washing machine, hot water heater, and other appliances that use water. Filtering private well water also maintains the condition of your plumbing and pipelines. Since you don’t spend on maintenance and replacements, a whole house water filter system can help you save money, time, and effort.
With the use of science and technology, the whole house water filter system can effectively remove contaminants including chlorine, lead, mercury, and other heavy metals. When water passes through the filter, it traps sediments and removes larger solids such as hair, dirt, rocks, and other pollutants from the well. The water filter is also effective in removing hydrogen sulfide, chloramines, and VOCs. You can also count on AquaOx’s filtration solution to remove suspended material to maintain water pressure.
Enjoy Clean, Clear, and Quality Drinking Water
Embrace a healthy life and well-being with clean water when you install a whole house water filter system from AquaOx. Enjoy 20 years of contaminant-free drinking water and extend the lifespan of your appliances. Say goodbye to the hassles of replacing filter cartridge with the maintenance-free filtration solution. Filtered water from every sink in your home will improve your general health and well-being. Clean water also improves the condition of your skin with every bath. Enjoy a relaxing bath when you shower with crystal clear and clean water even when you rely on a private well.
Private well water contaminants must never be there in the first place. Unfortunately, there are circumstances that are out of our control. The best thing you can do is to take the appropriate actions to eliminate any contaminant in your private well. Aside from getting rid of the contaminant through the use of chemical remover, installing a whole house water filter system will help improve the quality of the well water.
When you notice changes in the odor and taste of drinking water from the private well, take the necessary actions right away to curb the water problem. Check the water using a water test kit and get the best treatment solution to avoid the dangerous effects of contaminated water. Install an AquaOx whole house water filter system today and safeguard the health of your household forever!