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I have particularly nasty well water. I have a sediment filter, Kinetico green sand filter and water softener and a final filter. This makes the water tolerable but there is nothing to inhibit algae growth, the pink glop plugs shower heads, discolors toilet bowls and blocks faucet screens.
I am considering adding a chlorinator to the system and I would like to know the pros/cons, types and prices. Everybody wants to sell me one for $3-400.00 (retail) and won't hear of a contractors discount, freakin' water guys.
Any advice would be appreciated.
 

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Glass, if I can help, let me know. I've been at this for about 2 yrs. now, I wish that I had built the small treatment plant that I had originally planned. I spent 7yrs. as an engineer for a large city utilities dept. I thought that I would take the cheap/easy way out and got my butt burned in the process.
Ain't it always the way? Shortsheeted my own bed!
 

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Did you ever try an areator, sometimes they work for this type problem.
The thing is kinda of like a check valve that goes in line, only as water passes by it a shiver valves opens and allows room air to enter the line.

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Bjd, most treatment plants here include an areator and I had planned to put one in my system but open to the air. I have a lot of questions about this shiver valve. My explorations seem to show it as some type of hydraulic multiplier valve. Are you sure that you have the spelling correct?
 

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Yea pretty sure of the name, they install them before the softner.
I have also seen them with an airator and a storage tank to deairator design.

Seems to work

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