Still the Absolute Best Method to Remove Iron and Sulfur

December 28, 2018

This is an update of a blog posted in 2017. For over 25 years, I have been involved in pioneering the technology of using hydrogen peroxide for the eradication of iron and sulfur and for the record, I still believe it is the best technology for doing that.  There are many people who still use chlorination for this purpose.  Chlorination is simply the process of adding chlorine to water. This method is used…


8-22-2018 Mailbag

August 22, 2018

Question #1: I need a recommendation for a “water softener” that uses neither salt of potassium? I have kidney disease and my doctor says I need one that does not contain either of these. Pelican tells me what they have PSE1800 is the answer. Is this correct? R.W. Answer: The PSE1800 does not soften the water.  Oh, I know they call it a “water softener” but ask them if the…


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…


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: A backwashing filter, often called an iron filter or oxidizing filter, is the most widely used system for…


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:” Answer from the Water Doctor: Since Reverse Osmosis removes the largest spectrum of contaminants of any water treatment process…


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….


You have water treatment equipment but are you maintaining the entire plumbing system properly?

June 12, 2013

We often talk to customers about their water treatment needs then recommend equipment and a treatment process but the water treatment is only a part of your water distribution system.  There are several components in your plumbing system from the well pump to the faucets.  Water treatment equipment and plumbing system require routine maintenance to operate or perform properly. You have done a water test, purchased new equipment and are…


Removal of Sulfur From the Water

January 29, 2013

QUESTION: We talked some time ago about sulfur removal via your system with US Water.  I have some questions for you.  I do not recall we ever finished these conversations so if this is review, I apologize. When we talked, you indicated that Fusion OxiGen Iron and Sulfur Eradication System was guaranteed to work.  I ordered a sulfur test kit from US Water and it tested to 15 PPM.  Can…


If You Want to Fix Bad Water, You Need to Test it First

October 25, 2012

Nearly everyone we talk to says that they have bad water.  Many say their water is the worst that we can imagine.  While it seems so to many of them, they really have no point of reference as to how bad their water really is.  They just know that they don’t like it and that it seems overwhelming to them.  The odds are, you don’t have the worst water we…


Water Testing for Wells

September 5, 2012

Any type of water treatment equipment needed for well water treatment is secondary to a good water analysis.  When you have well water that smells bad and/or stains, the type of equipment you need to fix it depends upon what exactly is in the water and at what level. For instance, If you have iron and/or manganese (which frequently exist together) in your water, it is imperative that we also…