Asked in Groundwater and Well Water
Groundwater and Well Water
How do well water iron filters work?
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Asked in Drinking Water
How is clean drinking water gotten?
There are different ways to get clean water, -The old fashioned way is to boil it (this does not distill it, but does steralize it) -You could always get a distiller that is easy to install on a tap -Try Brita water filters, they work pretty well as well. ...
Asked in Home Improvement, Refrigerators
How does a refrigerator water filter work?
Refrigerator water lines pass water through carbon filters. The filters collect contaminants, such as bacteria and sediment, and help improve the taste and odor of the water and ice cubes produced by the refrigerator. ...
Asked in Oil and Oil Filters
How well do AC Delco oil filters work?
AC Delco oil filters are among the top professional oil filters, although they have declined in quality in the last several years. They do "work" although they are regularly outperformed by their competitors according to consumer reports. ...
Can soft water exist naturally?
Yes. Many homes have their own water well/water pump. It sometimes can depend on the depth of the well, or simply the location of where the water well is drilled. The softness of water can vary from house, even in the same neighborhood. Some drill sites have a lot of iron and rust in the water, while others in the same area have good, clear, soft water. But there are many good water softeners that work extremely well to remove the...
Asked in Care of Fish, Freshwater Aquariums, Goldfish
How does fish tank filters work?
It depends what filter you have.... you can have external filters, internal filters, biological filters, canister filters and mechanical filters..... but basically water gets sucked up through a pipe and cleaned by being pushed through meshes, catridges, sponges..... then goes out through enough pipe and returned back into the aquariam. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Science Experiments
Does iron nail rust faster in salt water or fresh water?
Salt water speeds up the rate of rust. Seaside houses often have rusted fences and decorative iron work whereas the same iron work lasts much longer inland. ...
Asked in Swimming Pools, Masonry
How do swimming pool sand filters work?
The water is sprayed on top of the sand by a spreader. The water then filters through the sand and passes through multiple screened latterals in the bottom and passes up the main hub pipe to the discharge of the valve. ...
Asked in Groundwater and Well Water
Does well water tap water or creek water work better with plants?
Well water will work best as it contains many minerals and nutrients that are filtered out of tap water. ...
Asked in Saltwater Aquariums
Can you use a fresh water filter on a salt water tank?
That depends on the filter, but in general you can. Most tank filters are simply designed to remove debris suspended in the water. Many have activated carbon as well to absorb smaller impurities that would not be trapped in any filter. Some filters are designed for salter fish or for reef tanks. However, a freshwater filter will work, but it may not be the best filter for the tank. ...
Asked in Science
How do water filters use ideas from science?
All water filters use ideas from science. They work through carbon filters, which are the most common, that absorb polluting substances and large particulate matter; through reverse osmosis where water is sent through a special membrane that doesn't allow pollutants through to the other side or through adding chlorine to the water to remove disease causing bacteria. ...
Asked in Inventions, Plumbing, Engineering
How does the water purification systems work?
There are many different kinds and the mostly work by flowing the water through some kind of cleansing media, that is in turn cleaned periodically. Some others work only through canister filters and are easier to maintain. ...
What is better sand filters or cartridge swimming pool filters?
I depends on what you want. Both filters work great, although cartridge fitlers may work a bit better and are easier on your pool pump. Sand filters are less expensive and filter pretty well. If it's just two of you or a small family and you have a tight budget, then go with sand. You'll need to backwash on a regular basis. Cartridge filters are a bit better at getting the smaller elements, but you have to take them out and wash...
Asked in Refrigerators
Designer Water from Your Fridge?
The availability of refrigerator water filters gives everyone access to delicious water without the steep price of designer water. Buying a refrigerator with a built-in water filter allows you to keep the finest water at your disposal all the time, free of charge. Water filtering pitchers are an inexpensive option that work with existing refrigerators and give older fridge owners the same access to clean, filtered water. Many manufacturers offer built-in water filters for water and ice dispensers in their refrigerators. Some manufacturers...