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Old 10-12-2017, 08:44 PM   #1
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Alright brain trust... We are looking at buying a house in Midland Texas.

We have found a house on 10 acres that we have fallen in Love with, however the well water tests look horrible imho....

Iím hoping someone on here would have the knowledge of what it would take roughly to make this water drinkable?? Expensive Iím sure.....

Would the well water tests from below be enough to keep yíall from buying the perfect house in every other regard??!






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Old 10-12-2017, 08:47 PM   #2
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Is there a more recent test? This one is 5 years old.
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:50 PM   #3
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Reverse osmosis water system
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Old 10-12-2017, 08:52 PM   #4
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:19 PM   #5
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Is there a more recent test? This one is 5 years old.

This is what I have....

I can have one done, but they donít want to pay for one.


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Old 10-12-2017, 09:22 PM   #6
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The water sucks in midland and odessa. Been that way forever lol
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:24 PM   #7
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Small RO under sink for drinking water Tea etc.. Maybe $300. Case closed.
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:26 PM   #8
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As far as contaminants You need to talk to someone that works for a water treatment plant. What looks high to us might be way below industry standards. Ten gallons per minute would be a good well where I live.
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:33 PM   #9
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R/O system under k-sink and also plumbed to fridge for ice maker/water. You can also do a prefilter for the home low cost if you are semi handy with plumbing for metals/particles. If you have a large budget sky is the limit for water treatment.
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Old 10-12-2017, 09:40 PM   #10
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I have purchased several water general (online) RO units for aquariums. You can get a kit for your kitchen sink and fridge with a storage tank for cheap.
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Old 10-12-2017, 10:06 PM   #11
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Yíall donít think treating for the whole house would be better? As far as damage for things like showering, dishwasher, ice maker and all of that?


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Old 10-12-2017, 10:34 PM   #12
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I live in Midland. You will want a water softener and an RO system.
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:07 PM   #13
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I recommend a new test, shouldn't be more than 250 bucks and a few days for turnaround, and have the lab give you a full explanation.
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Old 10-13-2017, 07:55 AM   #14
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Water softener with reverse osmosis under sink for drinking/cooking/ice water. You could also do a filter before the house to reduce overall solids/ect... before the RO system and provide better water to the whole house.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:48 AM   #15
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The water sucks in midland and odessa. Been that way forever lol
I agree I lived in Midland in the early 90s and the city water sucked back then.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:52 AM   #16
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The water sucks in midland and odessa. Been that way forever lol


I agree with that. Worked out there in the early 90's for a year had rashes and all kinds problems. Came back to SE Texas in 3 weeks a problems gone.Other people had the same issues.
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:54 AM   #17
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I agree with that. Worked out there in the early 90's for a year had rashes and all kinds problems. Came back to SE Texas in 3 weeks a problems gone.Other people had the same issues.
Rashes are usually from women....but that's a different subject all together
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Old 10-13-2017, 09:56 AM   #18
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Water sucks out in that area period.
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Old 10-13-2017, 10:03 AM   #19
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Looks like a good producing well. No bacteria, so it is safe to drink. Everything else can be treated for. Buy the place if that was the only thing holding you back.
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Old 10-13-2017, 10:14 AM   #20
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Old 10-13-2017, 11:43 AM   #21
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Just filter the drinking water and run normal water to everything else. Think of it as having exfoliating properties while your shower


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Old 10-13-2017, 01:44 PM   #22
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10-4 guys, we are moving forward with the purchase!


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