sulfate reducing bacteria

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  1. agmantoo

    agmantoo agmantoo Supporter

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    Anyone have first hand experience in dealing with sulfate reducing bacteria in a home well water system? Here is the results of the test
    Here is the report from the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public
    Health. The last tests were completed in Jan 2004.

    Alkalinity - 58 mg/l
    Arsenic - <0.001
    Calcium - 47.1 mg/l
    Chloride - <5.0 mg/l
    Copper - <0.05 mg/l
    Fluoride - 1.88 mg/l
    Iron - <0.05 mg/l
    Hardness as CaCO3 (Ca, Mg) - 135 mg/l
    Magnesium - 4.1 mg/l
    Manganese - <0.03 mg/l
    Lead - <0.005 mg/l
    pH - 8.0
    Sulfate - 77 mg/l
    Zinc - 0.12 mg/l
    Nitrite - <0.10 mg/l
    Nitrate - <1.0 mg/l
    Total Coliform (ColilertRoutine) - Absent
    Sulfate Reducing Bacteria - POSITIVE
    Sulfur Bacteria - Negative
     
  2. Alex

    Alex Well-Known Member

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    I don't know about it, or have any direct personal experience. How about calling your local, big, and offical water treatment company -- one that sells chemical treatment for boiler and domestic systems?

    Let us know how to deal with it, when you find out, interesting?

    Alex