The causes of a hot water only odor of H2S is: Sulfate is present in the water. A sulfate reducing bacteria is present in the water. This bacteria ...
Gary SlusserMember since 02/17/04
There should be a by-pass valve that you can pull/push one direction or the other where the plumbing connects to it behind the softener. The words ...
Pay the price and chalk it up to education. Ask questions until you understand the answers. Gary Quality Water Associates
Are you sure the gauge is working? The jet or the inlet to the foot valve could be blocked, they are prime causes of a jet pump not building pressu...
As to the 70' for the sump pump discharge. It can be run as far as you want as long as friction loss and elevation allow the distance. And IMO the ...
In some areas they are allowed and required for say water softener discharge, albeit rarely. In other locations they are totally banned. So the age...
Turn off the water at the saddle valve. Remove the tubing and turn the vlave on and see what the flow is. If not good, shut off the valve, shut off...
Your water must have some sulfate in it and some sulfate reducing bacteria. They and a new anode rod create the hot water only odor. Your old heate...
Yes, since the fill valve fills the tank and is running own its own but... if the water level is too high in the tank and overflowing the overflow ...
A sump pump should never be directed to a septic system; that's really not good. But it's possible the water you see is from the discharge of the s...
I don't recall the exact process (chemistry) but freezing makes the minerals come out of solution and usually form in the center of the ice cube. A...
It's more likely than not that what you are seeing is the result of hardness minerals in your water. Gary Quality Water Associates
If iron, sulfate and/or mangnaese reducing type bacteria colonize a softener/filter they can cause a H2S like odor in the both hot and cold waters....
The size of a pump is dictated by the total dynamic head and gpm requirements of the system it will serve. The static water level in the well is in...
The resin is new and fully regenerated, so it is capable of removing hardness, iron etc. by exchanging sodium ions for positive charged ions. Those...
Shut the water off just past the pressure tank. Then watch te pressure gauge for 15-30 minutes. If the pressure doesn't fall, the leak is on the ho...
Most pressure tanks of that type have a means of adding air while they operate. Either an air volume control (AVC) with a float inside the tank or ...
I would shut off all water and electric at the main shut offs for the house but... if your insurance company finds out you are gone for more than 3...
You always trun off the power and fuel to any water heater you are about to drain. Not doing so can cause serious and expensive problems. Ligion...