Centaur Catalytic Carbon Question???

Discussion in 'Pumps and Tanks Well Forum & Blog. Water is life.' started by S Fields, May 25, 2012.

  1. S Fields

    S Fields New Member

    Feb 8, 2012
    Had some problems with a peroxide injection system / catalytic carbon filtration system for a well with high sulfur content. I replaced the carbon media and it ran about 2 days before the smell returned. Found out late tonight, peroxide was not being injected into the static mixer. Got it fixed, let it run at the tap for awhile, sulfur smell is better, but not completely gone. I am letting it backwash as we speak, and plan on doing it 2 or 3 more times tomorrow.

    Is the new carbon media ruined or will backwashing "restore" it. I have the Stenner pump wide open at 10, so it has a pretty strong concentration of peroxide going through the system. Am I wasting my time and peroxide?

  2. chevy427

    chevy427 Banned

    Nov 20, 2010
    Can you give us some details on equipment and water test results? Are there other pieces like a softener? Your carbon should be good but may need some tweaking. Do you have an mixing tank for the system?
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