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user001

11:14AM | 04/21/03
Member Since: 04/20/03
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Bvplumbing
we have well water on our property. recently, we have noticed more bluish color in the water. i understand this is due to copper sulphate. is this something to wory about and what if anything can I do by way of treating the water to get this stuff out?
thank you.

LDoyle

02:30PM | 04/21/03
Member Since: 06/03/01
327 lifetime posts
Well water can contain almost anything. A good reason to have it tested. Most water treatment companies will test for free; however, this usually only tests for minerals and not bacteria. For that you may need to submit samples to your state agency. Both tests are a good idea. Yes, most minerals can be removed with various types of treatment(s). Bacteria is more difficult and may require UV treatment - or similar. One very good idea is to have all your water input through a 'whole house' filter to remove unwanted solids (sand, etc). Then treat for the specific 'problems'.

[This message has been edited by LDoyle (edited April 21, 2003).]

[This message has been edited by LDoyle (edited April 21, 2003).]

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