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Plumbers FAQ: What is a Chemical Feed Pump?

Having access to clean water is something that many of us take for granted. While we are privileged to live in a first world country, there are still areas that don’t have clean water coming into their homes. It could be that your home is on a piece of property with a well or that the area that you live in doesn’t have clean water. Either way, keeping your home’s water supply pure is a top priority. That’s where chemical feed pumps come in. We have years of experience working with all kinds of plumbing components including chemical feed pumps. Here’s a quick explanation of what they are and how they work.

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What Are Chemical Feed Pumps?

It may come as a shock to many homeowners, but not everyone in this country has access to clean, drinkable water. For homes that get their water from a well, there can be a variety of contaminants in it that have leeched into the water supply. Petroleum products, fertilizer, pesticides, paint residue, grey water can all contaminant the water table where some people get their water.

In those cases, a powerful filtering system is needed to make the water potable. Chemical feeds pumps do just that. For homes with a well, the chemical pump sits between the well and the home’s faucets. The feed pump distributes the appropriate chemicals into the water that neutralize the contaminants and improve the quality of the water. The amount of chemicals that the pump distributes is usually automatically determined by the rate of flow of the water from the well to the home.

Why Work With a Professional Plumber in Phoenix

When it comes to the quality of water in your home, you don’t want to sacrifice on the installation or operation of your chemical feed pump. If the water coming into your home is contaminated in any way, make sure that you call The Sunny Plumber. We offer water testing, which is critical in order to establish what types of contaminants are in your home’s water supply. We can also help you find a terrific chemical feed pump that matches your home’s needs, your water purification needs and your budget. Call us today to talk with one of our plumbers in Phoenix.

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