Well chlorinator

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Old 07-21-18, 05:45 PM
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Well chlorinator

At wits end. I have a Chemtek pump. Checked pump and the inflow and outflow lines are in right direction. Have a Stenner chlorine injector. Replaced the whole injector and new duckbill. Water from the well is still back flowing into the chlorine reserve tank. Iím baffled.

i have unscrew the line from the injector and the duckbill isnít allowing water to back flow. Something has to be pulling water through
 
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Old 07-21-18, 10:16 PM
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There needs to be a check valve on the chlorine line right where the chlorine line enters the water line.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 12:36 AM
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The duckbill is the check valve.

The duckbill has to be bad, even if the pump was backwards if the seal was good it could not pull liquid.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 10:19 AM
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I have real acidic well water and so I was looking at a chemical (soda ash) injection system at one time. Donít remember much about it, but I thought there was something about placing the pump-tank at the correct height in relation to the injection point.

Have no idea whether thatís true or whether it would have anything to do whatsoever with your problem Ė because as Marq1 points out, you would have to believe itís the duckbill.

Just a thought.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 10:54 AM
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Thx. Just replaced duckbill. Let’s see.

im starting to wonder if the injection port is in the right place. It is between the holding tank and the gravity centrifuge. Centrifuge connected to carbon tank.
 
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Old 07-22-18, 12:33 PM
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The injector needs to be before the holding tank.

Location, height wise doesn't matter with a Stenner pump, it's under pressure so it can be anywhere!
 
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Old 07-22-18, 03:32 PM
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The injector needs to be immediately after the pump.
You should also have a flow through pneumatic tank for contact time.
If you use only only a bladder tank while the pump is running and water flowing the chlorine will bypass the tank and both not mix well and will have no contact time and will not be that effective
 
 

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