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Water softener programming

Posted by 311Hemi (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 12, 13 at 9:03

Hi there, first time poster here but long time viewer.

I just built a new home and just got the water softener installed along with a inline filter.

Aqua-pure CWS150ME, which has fine mesh resin.
Aqua-pure AP-801 filtration system

I have 4 people in the house, two adults and a baby and toddler.

Hardness = 10
Iron = 3.6
pH = 7.5
TDS 190 (145 on a different test)
Tannin = .6 (no tannin removal as of yet, I know the tannin could foul the resin)

I turned on the Clack WS-1 valve and programmed as the instructions said. I programmed the hardness at 24 and set the day override at 5 days. Factory setting are at 9 lb salt dose which is listed at 32000 grains.

I am curious if I should be setting the day override due to the iron levels, and if I should go into the deeper levels of programming of the valve to change salt dosing or anything. Anything else I should consider?

I have never had a softener before, so not exactly sure what I am doing. I did add super iron out to the salt tank per the label, and using Morton system saver II salt.

This post was edited by 311Hemi on Wed, Jun 12, 13 at 15:18


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