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Residents in South Central PA, particularly around York, Hanover, Gettysburg and Harrisburg have experienced it, smelled and often accepted it as a way of life… but it needn’t be that way.
Hydrogen sulfide gas or sulfur in water, as it is commonly referred to, usually smells like rotten eggs and can be found in underground aquifers throughout South Central PA. Aside from the dreadful odor, the dissolved gas can also produce cloudiness and your pipes to hammer and spit gas when you open your faucets. These gases can also be quite corrosive to plumbing systems, causing premature wear on valves, seats and washers often leaving unsightly greasy black residue.
For nearly three decades, NicMar | Martin Water has been dedicated to resolving the most challenging hydrogen sulfide / sulfur gas water problems throughout the greater York Springs, Hanover, Gettysburg and Harrisburg areas.
Call NicMar | Martin Water at 717.528.8444 for any smelly water problems, Hydrogen sulfide gas or sulfur treatment services in the greater York Springs, Hanover, Gettysburg and Harrisburg area or click here to contact us for immediate service.
Using the Power of OZONE to eliminate Sulfur – Hydrogen Sulfide. Although that rotten egg odor is occasionally present in hot water, a problem that can be easily resolved by servicing your water heater, when present in cold water, an actual chemical test is required to determine the parts per million of sulfur gas so as to assess the type of water treatment necessary for its elimination.
In less severe cases a cartridge filter or backwashing carbon filter may solve the problem, however stronger concentrations of Hydrogen Sulfide may require oxidation with an oxidizing filter. In the instance of sulfur-reducing bacteria NicMar | Martin Water’s method of choice, in combating this challenging problem, is the Hellenbrand Storm which uses corona discharge ozone.
NicMar | Martin Water’s line of Sulfur – Hydrogen Sulfide Removal Filters are considered the best in the industry. The Hellenbrand STORM™ is a low maintenance Hydrogen Sulfide removal system that uses the Natural Power of Ozone as an oxidizer to convert the bacteria (technically knows as sulfate reducing bacteria) which causes that rotten egg sulfur odor, into a harmless sulfur byproduct that is filtered out. The STORM™ is an environmentally responsible and low maintenance Sulfur-Hydrogen Sulfide removal solution that reduces the presence of sulfur more effectively and safely than any other method in use today.
The key advantages of corona discharge ozone:
• Ozone eliminates the need for chemical feed pumps and the mixing often toxic chemicals like Chlorine, Hydrogen Peroxide or Potassium Permanganate
• Ozone is much faster acting and a 1.5 times stronger oxidizer than chlorine
• Ozone converts “rotten egg” odor into harmless sulfur products that are filtered out
• Ozone is safe for septic systems.
The STORM™ offers an integrated state-of-the art water treatment solution with:
• Fewer parts which translates to fewer problems, i.e. no bolts, no screws etc.
• On-demand regeneration based only upon your water consumption
• User-friendly electronics with easy to read digital display
• 15-20 gallons savings per regeneration
• Customized settings around your needs
• Back-lit display which notifies you of any system malfunctions
• Corrosion resistant control valve body and tanks for a longer life
• Lead-free internal components
If corona discharge ozone is not an option for any reason, NicMar | Martin Water offers the ProMate 6.0 Carbon Filter combined with the Stenner® Chemical Injection pump with Chlorine as an alternative method for lighter concentrations of Hydrogen sulfide gas.
Call NicMar | Martin Water today at 717.528.8444 for water treatment solutions designed to address hardness, taste/odor, pharmaceuticals and lead removal as well as nitrate, sulfur, iron, sulfur bacteria, chlorine, chloramines, fluoride, toxic chemicals, uranium, radon and acidic water in Gettysburg Pennsylvania. Click here to contact us for immediate service.
Given enough time Sulfur does dissipate. The Stenner® Chemical Injection pump speeds up this natural process using Chlorine which is a powerful oxidizing agent that decomposes sulfur rapidly. Injected into the well water lines, via a Stenner® chemical feed pump before the pressure tank, it will not only remove sulfur odor, but kill all bacteria and oxidize iron and manganese. The newly introduced chlorine will flow through a mixing valve and travel into a well pressure tank. In the most severe cases, NicMar Water will use a 40 to 120 gallon retention tank. The actual size is determined by the amount of sulfur and water usage in the home. In the retention tank the chlorine has its chemical reaction with the sulfur rich water. After this step, the water flows through the ETF 2100 PF filter removing the sulfur (and rotten egg smell) eventually going through a softener resulting in sulfur free soft water being distributed throughout the entire house. Chemical feed systems are safe, and although our secondary choice, are among the most effective, versatile, and cost-efficient water treatment devices on the market. Depending on the chemical agent used, the same equipment can actually also treat bacteria, iron, manganese, low pH, and many other water problems.
If you are looking for a smelly water treatment expert in South Central PA, particularly around York, Hanover,Gettysburg and Harrisburg PA, contact NicMar | Martin Water online or by phone to solve your most challenging water problems.
Our water treatment service specialists and technicians, as well as our WQA Level 6 Hydrogen Sulfide gas water expert Mark Williams specialize in resolving the water problems other can’t or won’t in all of Pennsylvania.
NicMar | Martin Water is available for service and repairs and offers scheduled tune–ups to keep your water refining system in top condition.
We serve customers throughout the South Central PA, area, including all of York Springs, Hanover, Gettysburg and Harrisburg.
For all your water treatment needs in South Central PA. call NicMar | Martin Water at 717.528.8444. We specialize in problem water solutions and offer installations, maintenance and repairs for many types of water treatment systems to both homeowners and businesses throughout the entire South Central PA area. Call today for a York, Hanover, Gettysburg and Harrisburg water specialist you can count on! Contact NicMar | Martin Water. WE FIX PROBLEM WATER.
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