OXi-Pro-7 Stabilized Hydrogen Peroxide

April 29, 2017

If you are a user of Hydrogen Peroxide (H2O2), you already know that it is the best way to oxidize iron and sulfur (hydrogen sulfide).  You have undoubtedly seen the results that it produces by eradication of the iron and sulfur completely.  People are often amazed when water containing high levels of hydrogen sulfide is completely free of the nasty odor after the catalytic process using hydrogen peroxide as a…

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Isn’t the EPA Supposed to Protect us?

August 10, 2015

Hey, I’ve got news for you – the government will let you down!  I know that shocks people who believe that “cradle-to-grave” stuff, but they will let you down – write it down and count on it!  The latest example is the incredible case of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) who are supposed to be the guardians of our environment, dumping three million gallons (That’s 3,000,000 gallons)  of…

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Customer Service is an Oxymoron for Many Companies

January 26, 2015

At US Water Systems, we have over a dozen Certified Water Specialists on Staff.  You might not find twelve total with our top 10 competitors.  We built the back-end of the business BEFORE we built the sales team.  Our employees have nearly 200 years of combined water treatment experience, and when you have a problem, you will find comfort in talking with someone who has “been there, done that!”  Then, there…

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“They Said They Would Give Us a Free Water Analysis”

October 10, 2014

“Isn’t that wonderful that Big Name Water Conditioning Company is going to send out a Water Consultant and give us a water analysis absolutely free?”  Maybe you have experienced that and it sounds great, but let me remind you that you usually don’t get anything for free without some strings attached.   There are exceptions and before I start, I would like to say that there are some very professional, wonderful…

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New and Improved Iron and Sulfur Filters

July 21, 2014

This blog was post in July of 2014 and subsequent to that the Katalox Light media has proven to be highly unreliable.  We no longer use it.  If you are looking for the best method to remove Iron, Sulfur, Iron or Sulfur Bacteria and/or Manganese then here is the absolute best method: https://www.uswatersystems.com/fusion-superfilter-oxigen-professional-grade-backwashing-filter-for-iron-sulfur-and-manganese-removal.html A backwashing filter, often called an iron filter or oxidizing filter, is the most widely used system for…

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What Kind of Whole House RO Do I Need?

March 30, 2014

Question for the Water Doctor: “I am purchasing a house with well water.  As a city dweller and the owner of some large aquariums I would like to do whole house RO. Could someone please reach out to me about a good whole house system/setup? I found this link via Google:  https://www.uswatersystems.com/systems/whole-house-reverse-osmosis-systems” Answer from the Water Doctor: Since Reverse Osmosis removes the largest spectrum of contaminants of any water treatment process…

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What type of water treatment do I need for an RV?

January 22, 2014

John L. asked the following: “We have a RV and we will be living in the full-time and traveling all over the US. Not knowing what kind of water we will be getting into, what would you suggest?” First, I have to say that as you travel from campsite-to-campsite, the water will vary dramatically, usually from bad to extremely bad.  YIKES! Here are a few things you will need to…

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How do you get Arsenic, Iron, Sulfur and Methane out of your water?

January 21, 2014

I am going to tell you about a  job which may not be the worst water we have ever seen, but it is sure in the TOP 20!   This is about a family in Ohio who had arsenic, sulfur, iron and methane in the water, to go along with some typical hardness.  All of those things are problems, but roll them all together and you have a really big problem….

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Can I use a water softener to remove iron?

August 7, 2013

Iron is a common problem with well water applications.  In the past, many of these applications used a water softener exclusively for iron and hardness treatment.  In some cases this works fine but in other cases a water softener is just not adequate.  Also, in applications where a softener is removing both iron and hardness, the softener resin life is greatly reduced.  Iron will eventually coat and clog the resin…

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How do you treat acid water?

July 2, 2013

Water with a pH of 7.0 is considered to be neutral.  If the pH is above 7.0, the water is considered to be alkaline, but if it is below 7.0, then it is acidic.  In general, water with a pH of less than 7 is considered acidic and with a pH greater than 7 is considered basic. The normal range for pH in surface water systems is 6.5 to 8.5 and for groundwater systems…

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