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Chlorination for Dangerous Manganese Levels

Hello Peter,

Thank you for contacting us through our website.  You wrote:
“I have a large house in Little Compton, RI (10 bathrooms, 2 dishwashers, two washing machines, indoor lap pool, etc...) that has dangerous levels of Manganese (0.779 mg/L versus state MCL of o.o5 mg/L). Our well flows 20 gallons per minute. We filter out sediments.“

For handling this rather high volume of water like what your large house system demands, we recommend treating your water with chlorine, followed by a pair of 2.5 CF Pro-OX iron filter systems in parallel.  
This system also provides disinfection, providing you with clean water, void of bacterial contamination.  The chlorine would then feed into either a contact Tank or an inline mixer to provide enough time and contact for the solution to react with the sulfur, iron and bacteria in the water. 

J-PRO-24 Chlorinator Package with 10 Gallon Solution Tank:     

Extremely versatile pump is dual-voltage so accepts either 115 or 220 Volts, comes with standard 115 Volt plug or can be hardwired to a pressure switch to come on with the well.  Works with well water flow rates from 1 – 50 Gallons per Minute (GPM)

Output rating:  0.1 – 24 Gallons per Day (GPD).  Pressure rating:  Will inject into lines with up to 110 PSI. 

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Additional features:  Degassing Valve is built in which makes this great for chlorination use.  System includes Chlorination Pump, 10 Gallon Solution Tank, Injection Check Valve, tubing and installation fittings.  25 & 35 Gallon tanks also available for additional cost.



80 Gallon Contact Tank 



The CT-80 tank is a durable easy-to-install retention tank designed to provide optimum contact time during chemical treatment. These lightweight seamless totally non-corrosive retention tanks are ideal for new and replacement installation where durability is at a premium. 100% non-metallic polymer materials. Impervious to chemical attack.  Comes with  1-1/4 inch inlet. 




Diameter: 21”     Height:  63”

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Excellent Warranty:  5 Years from date of installation. 


Vacuum Breaker, ½” mpt.   



       
        Vacuum breaker relief valve Watts 1/2" male 200 PSI maximum.
        Required for contact and retention tanks to prevent vacuum in system and avoid imploding vessel.

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Pro-OX 7000-SXT, 2.5 CF Size (two plumbed in parallel)

Pro-OX™ contains 80% manganese dioxide in an extremely unique cluster format for enhanced performance and maximized capacity.  
Uses the Enpress tank with Vortech distributor which allows the Pro-OX media to be backwashed at lower flow rates with less water, saving water and energy.  
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Dimensions: 13" diameter x 57" height   ¾" or 1” pipe size.  Bypass is included.

You can also check out the diagram below:



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