Eliminate Sulfur Bacteria with High-Quality Chlorine Injection Systems!
Do you get your drinking water from a well system? If you do, then you should know the EPA does not regulate the use of private wells. In other words, the government does not protect your water from contamination!
This may sound alarming, but don’t panic. As you will see, there are steps you can take to protect your water.
Let’s look at one of the common contaminants in well water: sulfur bacteria. These nuisance bacteria are notorious for causing all sorts of problems around the home.
So, what’s a homeowner with sulfur bacteria in their well water to do? The answer lies in a powerful filtration device called a chlorine injection system!
Read on to discover how chlorine injection makes annoying sulfur bacteria a non-issue.
The Problem with Sulfur Bacteria
You’re probably wondering what the big deal is about a contaminant like sulfur bacteria. After all, you may have read that consuming the bacteria is not harmful to human health. That’s true. But even though it’s not fatal or carcinogenic, it can still cause some significant problems for homeowners.
For example, if you consume too much of it, it can give you a stomachache or diarrhea. It will also make your water smell terrible and not taste much better. Plus, it often stains plumbing fixtures, dishes and clothes.
Truly, there’s a reason the Department of Health calls sulfur bacteria a “nuisance bacteria.” It’s not a pleasant substance to have lurking in your tap, that’s for sure!
So, how can you tell if you’re dealing with sulfur bacteria in your water? The easiest way is to get your water professionally tested by licensed experts. But you can also keep an eye out for the following distinctive traits that make sulfur bacteria easy to spot:
- Black or gray slime growing on the inside walls of your toilet tank
- Water smells like rotten eggs
- Corrosion or clogs in your plumbing equipment
- Causes sour stomach and diarrhea when consumed
Once you’ve determined that you’re dealing with sulfur bacteria, you can take the next step to solve the problem. Let’s take a look at why you should invest in a chlorine injection system!
How a Chlorine Injection System Solves the Problem
What is the best way to getting sulfur bacteria out of your well water? At Angel Water, we believe wholeheartedly in the power of the chlorine injection system. What makes us so confident? Experience.
We’ve tried many different methods for removing sulfur bacteria from water over the years. But no method we tried could replicate the amazing results chlorine injection produced.
And don’t just take our word for it! Municipal water systems also use chlorine injection to treat sulfur contamination in city water. In fact, a chlorine injection system for well water works similarly to municipal water treatment plants. It’s like having a water tower in your home!
Like a water tower, a chlorine injection system takes water and runs it into a holding tank. Then it adds chlorine to disinfect the water. This process neutralizes many harmful pollutants, including sulfur bacteria, iron bacteria and hydrogen sulfide.
The chlorine accomplishes this by disrupting the cell membranes of the contaminants. As a result, the functions of the pollutants that cause problems are rendered inert.
Regular city water treatment would stop at this step. But a chlorine injection system takes the process one step further by then running the water through a carbon filter. This step is essential because it removes the chlorine from the water.
While chlorine is great for cleaning the water, it’s not great to consume in large doses. So, the fact that the chlorine injection system filters the chlorine back out after treatment is huge! A lot of city water still has traces of the harmful chlorine in it. But your water won’t when you use a chlorine injection system!
Chlorine Injection Provides Long-Term, Complete Protection
The best part about a chlorine injection system is it’s not just a one-time fix. Instead, the computerized system will continually treat and protect your well water with little maintenance required.
This continual protection is essential because contaminants like sulfur bacteria are relentless. If left untreated, sulfur bacteria can grow and create deep layers that can be difficult to treat. Chlorine injection systems, however, are extremely effective at eliminating those deep layers and keeping them gone.
Truly, chlorine injection systems are a great long-term solution because they provide regular chlorination monitored by a computer system. The systems can also cover the water throughout your home, making sure that every fixture produces clean and delicious water!
All the system requires to run well is annual maintenance and quarterly chlorine refills. At Angel Water, our licensed experts can help you with this maintenance to keep your system running like clockwork.
Are You Ready for Cleaner Water?
While sulfur bacteria are certainly a nuisance, they’re no match for the power of chlorine injection systems! These incredible machines will neutralize the contaminants’ harmful effects for long-term peace of mind.
Are you interested in learning more about chlorine injection systems and how they can help you? Our water treatment experts are standing by, so give us a call today!