Bacteria

Bacteria In Your Water

Various physical factors can contribute bacteria to well water.
Bacteria testing can be used to
determine the concentration of bacteria in well water.
Various physical factors such as improper well construction, can contribute bacteria to well water. Total and fecal coliform (including E. coli) grow in the intestinal tracts of animals including humans. Bacteria testing can be used to determine the concentration of bacteria in well water. Chlorination of municipal supplies is used to control microbiological contamination. There are several treatment options for bacteria.
Ultraviolet Sterilization is a way to
kill bacteria without using chemicals. 
Ultraviolet sterilization is a way to kill bacteria without using chemicals. 
UV sterilizers are not effective in water with high levels of hardness.
Ozone can also reduce the
concentration of iron, manganese, and sulfur.
Ozone generators convert oxygen to a short-lived, unstable gas consisting of three oxygen atoms. In addition to being effective at killing bacteria, ozone can also reduce the concentration of iron, manganese, sulfur and reduce or eliminate taste and odor problems.
Both chlorine and hydrogen peroxide
can be injected in water to kill bacteria.
Both chlorine and hydrogen peroxide can be injected in water to kill bacteria and also oxidize iron and manganese to a form that can be physically filtered.
Recurring bacteria issues may
be treated by any of the above methods.
Recurring bacteria issues may be treated by any of the above methods. Short-term bacteria occurrences may be effectively controlled by using chlorine bleach or hydrogen peroxide and allowing it to remain in the plumbing overnight. We can advise you of the options we offer.
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