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High Iron Water
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Iron enters the water supply from a variety sources - the soil around private wells, corrosion in the pipes themselves and organically occurring reactions with elements in the water. These iron problems exist in many different forms, and knowing what kind of problem you have is essential to properly treating it. If your water comes out of the faucet clear, but turns red or brown after standing, you have "ferrous" iron, also known as "clear-water" iron. If your water is red or yellow when first drawn, you have "ferric" iron, also known as "red- water" iron. Organic iron is usually yellow or brown, but may be colorless.
Common high iron problems include –
- Rusty, red-brown stains on your fixtures, sinks and tubs
- Rusty stains or residue on laundry
- Yellow, brown, red or orange-colored water
- Clogs in wells, pumps and sprinklers
- Metallic tasting water
- Certain foods prepared in water turning black -potatoes and teas are commonly affected
Iron problems take on many different forms, and Culligan has the right water treatment equipment for every situation. Whether you need a Culligan® Iron-Cleer™ Filter that provides filtered water at every tap or a Culligan® High-Efficiency (HE) Softener-Cleer to soften and filter at the same time, your local Culligan Man™ has the perfect solution for you.
Contact your local Culligan Man™ and start enjoying clear, iron-free water today.
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