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Why does sulphur smell linger so long after treating it?

The root cause was not residual sulphur in the pipes. I found out that there were, in fact two contributing problems to begin with: one was obvious and not root cause (a blockage at injector site) and ...
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Filtering the byproducts of iron removal after chlorine injection

I have a drinking water well that is loaded with iron. The pump feeds into a chlorine injection valve as you've described. The chlorine reacts with the iron in the water. The next step in the water ...
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What's the impact of Chlorine on prefabricated concrete ring well

Q) I have a percolation pit made up of 5 cement rings. I use this percolation pit to hold filtered water from septic tank. A) Personally... I would FIX the septic system so you do not need to do these ...
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How to fix toilet jets clogged with chlorine tablet chunks

Bleach and chlorine can get nasty very fast if you try to put other chemicals in the tank to help the tablet dissolve. I think the safest bet is to fill your tank with warm water and use that for ...
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How can I identify new & improved PEX plumbing materials with less fracturing & chlorine/chlorimene degredation issues?

It sounds like you've done a lot of research. I'd suggest it would be worthwhile contacting the manufacturers and ask them about the specifics of the products they are currently producing. If the ...
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How to use pool tablets to shock well

You can find advice for everything on line even things that can kill you “tide pods” ring a bell I have worked with a certified well tester / inspector and he ALWAYS uses liquid bleach or liquid ...
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Why does sulphur smell linger so long after treating it?

You might need to remove or bypass the carbon filter and get chlorine into all the pipes for a while - then re-install the carbon filter and flush it out.
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Why does sulphur smell linger so long after treating it?

Sulfur adheres to minerals and (generally harmless) sulfur- and iron-metabolizing bacteria that can coat the inside of pipes. It's not unreasonable that it took some time to eliminate the sulfur not ...
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Is this pool shock schedule right?

You do not need to shock weekly if the chlorine levels are correct. Unless you are using stabilized chlorine pucks, you will need to add the proper amount of cyanic acid (stabilizer) to protect the ...
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