1. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    OK. Not doing another manual regen. Hopefully the problem is resolved.

    Thanks for the help.
  2. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    Just noticed the "foamy/salty" water sample I saved from last night has a bunch of turquoise sediment in the bottom of the glass.....

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  3. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

    That's the color of corroded copper tubing. What does it look like in a clear glass instead of this blue?
  4. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    That is a clear glass, the water has the same turquoise tint.
  5. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    It does look like copper corrosion. What is the PH of your water?
  6. Gary Slusser

    Gary Slusser That's all folks!

    Then something may be casting a blue tint reflection on the glass because I see blue above the water in the glass, especially on the left side and front of the glass. Try a clear smooth sided glass.

    I've treated a lot of aggressive/corrosive water and have never seen anything like that before.
  7. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    it only happened as a result of the foamy/salty water.
  8. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    That sort of copper corrosion can be a result of either high or low PH. In the North East we get a lot of low PH water conditions. I suspect the foamy/salty water may have dislodged that corrosion from inside your pipes which is why I asked if you know the PH of your water.
  9. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    i don't know the ph. maybe i can have it checked at my pool supply place...

    if it is copper pipe corrosion, wouldn't it have shown in the water when i put the water in the glass from the faucet? once the foam went away, the water appeared clear until i let it sit overnight.
  10. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer In the Trades

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    Do you get any blue staining around the lav drains ?
  11. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    No blue staining.
  12. F6Hawk

    F6Hawk New Member

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    Wait a minute... are you saying the sediment in that glass wasn't there when you poured it, but showed up in the glass the next day???
  13. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    Yes, after I let the glass sit overnight...
  14. ditttohead

    ditttohead Water systems designer, R&D

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    The bluish stuff in the glass, does it happen to be mushy? Or is it grainy?
  15. Marco_Guy

    Marco_Guy New Member

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    Unfortunately the wife tossed the sample last night. Hopefully it won't occur again....
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