Tannins in my well water, Gatineau, QC
If you live in the Gatineau, QC and surrounding areas you should consider installing a tannin remover or filter as the tannin levels in the Gatineau area are quite high. Tannin in the Gatineau area will quickly destroy any water softeners.
Is your home or business in the Gatineau area relying on your old water softener, iron filter or tannin remover to do the job or condition the water you consume? If so you may not be taking full advantage of the advances in water softener, tannin remover/filter or iron filter/remover and water treatment technology in the last few years.
It could be costing you hard-earned dollars. A functioning water treatment system can actually save you money, time and a great deal of frustration.
Water free of tannins is gentle, beautifying, enriching and can be made available in any home or business in Gatineau area.
Tannins basically can also make your water a greenish or brownish colour. Tannins are what makes lake or swamp water a greenish colour. Tannins are an organic molecule usually consisting of leaves, twigs, moss etc. that can be decaying or have been absorbed by the water. Tannins usually will make your water smell “fishy” or “tangy”.
Tannins can be difficult to detect and the person testing the water may need to be able to clear other elements to get a correct reading. That said an easy way to determine if you have tannins is:
- You live around rivers, lakes or streams
- When you fill your bathtub, the water is not clear and may have a greenish or brownish colour