1979 - Volume #3, Issue #5, Page #30[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Water Purifier Drops Pellets Into Well
"It mounts at the well-head and drops 3/8 in. pellets right into the discharge point. When the pump comes on, it triggers the dispenser, dropping pellets down a tube. This system eliminates the need for messy and expensive chlorine tanks that are difficult to manage and take extra maintenance," says Sundberg.
"Even though they contain only 5% chlorine, liquid chlorines are often corrosive. There are less problems with Safe-Well's 70% chlorine pellets because they're dropped directly into the well," he explains. "And, it's easier to regulate the amount added. With liquid, the problem is getting the right mix. Pellets are easy to measure and are geared to the running of the pump so you get the right amount of chlorine for the water used."
The double-walled, insulated fiberglass case that holds the dispenser is 15 by 19 by 22 in. and mounts on most wells. Cost for the system is $750. Ten lbs. of pellets cost $25.69, and should last several months, depending on use. Units and pellets are available from Safe-Well distributors, or directly from the company.
For more information, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Safe-Well Manufacturing Co., P. 0. Box 8, Albert City, Iowa 50510 (ph 712 8435883).
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