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August 01,2020

Top Well Water Treatment Systems

If you can, tapping well water is a great way to save on water costs. However, well water should not be consumed before it runs through some sort of filtration to remove chemicals, bacteria, and other harmful substances. There are a few well water treatment systems to choose from and the best one depends on the quality of your well water. This article will go over the importance of the treatment system and suggest some that we recommend. Mr. Rooter Plumbing has certified plumbers trained to handle well water treatment systems if you would like to have a professional take care of the installation, repair, and maintenance of your well water treatment system.

The Advantages of Well Water Treatment Systems

There are a number of well water treatment systems, and you cannot choose the best one without first testing your well water. You will choose the appropriate well water treatment system once you discover the quality of your well-water. The advantages of all of the well water treatment systems are similar, however:

  • Improve the Taste, Smell, and Appearance of Water: A professionally installed well water treatment system will remove harmful chemicals and minerals from the water, improving the taste, smell, and appearance of the water.
  • Protect Your Pipes and Appliances: Well water with high mineral levels or unusual pH levels lead to damage to pipes and appliances by mineral buildup and acidic water.
  • Peace of Mind: The aforementioned benefits unite to give you the peace of mind that your water is safe to consume, clean with, and shower with.

Our Top Well Water Treatment Systems

We recommend that you get your well water tested before you choose a well water treatment system. This is because treatment systems address differing well water issues. Get your well water tested for pH levels, minerals, microorganisms, metals, and chemicals. Then, consider the following top well water treatment system options:

1. Activated Carbon Filtration Systems

The most common filtering material for residential water filters, activated carbon filtration targets lead, volatile organic compounds, chlorine, and similar contaminants. However, these do not work well against bacteria, dissolved minerals, or nitrates.

2. Reverse Osmosis

When it comes to removing minerals, nitrates, and some petrochemicals, reverse osmosis works the best. This system forces well water through a semipermeable membrane to separate the contaminants from the well water. This type of system is not so effective against pesticides, chlorine, or radon, however.

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3. Water Softener

If your well water contains high mineral levels, then it is considered hard water. These minerals can cause damage to appliances and pipes. A water softening system will replace minerals such as calcium and magnesium with sodium, but will not do much against microorganisms, pesticides, or hard metals.

Call the Professionals

Make sure your well water is consumable and safe by installing a well water treatment system today. Call the professional plumbers at Mr. Rooter Plumbing to schedule an appointment with a certified plumber. Our plumbers in Youngstown OH are also available for emergency services if you need urgent assistance. Call now to speak with a friendly representative.

 

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