The heart of the system, the greensand media is what oxidizes and traps the iron, sulfur, and manganese. After it's oxidation capabilities have been exhausted the system regenerates itself with Potasium Permangante to rejuvenate the media and allow it to continue working. This system is capable of treating a max flow of 5-10 gpm.
It requires a minimum of 5.5 gallons per minute for backwashing. More information on flow rates can be found on the right side of the page. We provide detailed installation instructions that allow most homeowners to install this system themselves. All it takes is some basic plumbing skills and some common knowledge! If you don't feel confident installing it yourself most plumbers can install it in about 1-2 hours.
Common symptoms of iron, sulfur, & manganese. Is a common problem in homes today. It causes red staining on fixtures, as well as turning clothes and sometimes even your hair a reddish orange color. Iron bacteria is sometimes present in water with iron, creating a slimy build up in standing water (such as your toilet tank) and can smell like rotting vegetation. Actually hydrogen sulfide or H. S is easily detected by the presence of a "rotten egg" odor, and is sometimes associated with yellow staining. Is most often seen as a black slimy substance that builds in standing water, and may impart a metallic taste to the water. The minimum rate (in gallons per minute) that needs to be available for proper backwashing of the system. This is not a constant rate, your water source just needs to be capable of supplying the shown rate for backwashing. Using a system with less than the recommended backwash rate may be possible, however, doing so will decrease media life and will negate the satisfaction guarantee.
(The warranties on the tank and control head will remain unaffected). The rate (in gallons per minute) at which the media can effectively treat your water. The lower number is the rate at which the media can constantly treat the water, the higher number is the peak rate that can be treated periodically. Please note that most systems will allow a higher flow rate through them than the media can treat, so should your water demands exceed the systems capabilities some of the water will pass through untreated. Service flow rates are based on the manufacturers recommendation for maximum contaminate removal for the media alone, lower contaminate levels may be effectively treated at higher flow rates.
Typical Flow Rates (in GPM). 1.0 - 1.5.
0.8 - 3.0. 1.5 - 3.0. 2.0 - 5.0. 1.0 - 3.0. These are typical flow rates for the given fixtures, your actual flow rates may vary, and using water saving fixtures can reduce water requirements. HI, AK and other provinces are additional and an invoice will be sent for the additional amount due. The item "New Greensand system 1.5 cu. Iron sulfur manganese removal water filter 5600" is in sale since Wednesday, November 9, 2011.
This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Home Improvement\Plumbing & Fixtures\Other Home Plumbing & Fixtures". The seller is "cleandrink" and is located in Kansas. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, Iceland, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Macao, Maldives, Oman, Peru, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Country of Manufacture: United States
- Brand: afwfilters
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