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Old 04-23-2010, 05:08 AM   #1
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I recently moved & have a new house with a water well on my property. Besides full RO, is there anything else I can do for less filtration to this water? I have attached my water sample analysis.


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No, RO is plenty.


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Is that post water softener? It has a ton of sodium and chloride. Either way, you need ion removal to brew with that and that means RO.
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That is straight out of the well. I was shocked at the Sodium content as well. It is almost like a natural water softner. The formation is the Fox Hills formation, and is at 950' in this area.

The only issue I have with RO is that I am on septic here. If I RO I will have a highly concentrated waste stream and that will go down my septic and leach into my soil.

Also, in order to supply my house with water I would be looking at a system that would cost thousands. Has anybody build an economical whole house filter system on here yet?
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