IRON AND MANGANESE CONTAMINATION & TREATMENT
Removal of Iron or Manganese From Your Well Water
If you live in New Hampshire and your home’s water comes from a private well, there may be iron or manganese in your drinking water. Both of these minerals occur naturally in the soil, often dissolving into groundwater as acidic rainfall trickles through the soil and rock.
Iron or manganese in your water can be a nuisance. It can stain your laundry, clog valves and other plumbing parts and leave an oily or “crusty” sheen on the surface of your water.
TESTING WELL WATER FOR IRON & MANGANESE
It is important to identify what type of iron or manganese is present before deciding which type of treatment you should use. Skillings & Sons, LLC can help you run these tests.
TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR IRON & MANGANESE CONTAMINATION
Once you find out what kind of iron or manganese is in your water supply, you can begin considering your options. Here are a few: