Potasium Permagnate Filter

Discussion in 'Water Softener Forum, problems, installation and r' started by Russell Beach, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Russell Beach

    Russell Beach New Member

    So I have a Green Sand filter and a water softner . I installed it about 5 years ago. The system works perfectly with one exception. The container that I put the Potasium Permagnate in overflows. ( I should probably clean it). What is the Safest way to clean this without getting purple stain all over me ?

    Thank You
  2. mialynette2003

    mialynette2003 Member

    Ocala, Florida
    I don't know if rubber gloves would work or not. I normally suffer with brown hands for a few days.
  3. Chad Schloss

    Chad Schloss Member

    i had one of those awhile ago. they were no fun. i can even remember getting purple water out of the tap somehow. freaked me right out :)
  4. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

    The cause of the tank overflowing is usually due to the control valve not sucking the amount of water out of it that it is supposed to and then the valve adds that amount which over time causes an overflow.

    A list of normal causes; loose brine line connections, kinked/blocked/frozen drain line, blocked injector and/or inject throat, leaking brine valve.

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