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WELL PROTECTOR
DRY PELLET CHLORINATOR
INSTALLATION, OPERATION,
AND MAINTENANCE GUIDE
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HOW IT WORKS
The Well Protector feeds dry chlorination pellets at an adjustable rate direct...
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PRECAUTIONS
Important: The well must be vented. In order for the Well Protector to function...
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INSTALLATION
Mounting the Chlorinator
Installing the casing mount to the well.
1. Attach th...
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INSTALLATION
Mounting the Chlorinator
Installing the Well Protector to the casing mount.
1....
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INSTALLATION
Proper Ventilation
The chlorinator pellets must fall freely from the chlorinat...
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INSTALLATION
1. Disconnect electrical power and relieve the
water pressure. Remove the pump...
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INSTALLATION
3. Be sure to install a safety rope to the pump as
recommended by the pump man...
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5. It is necessary to install a 1/8-inch or 1/4-inch
plastic pipe plug to reci...
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Reinstall the pump.
Check for chlorine residual at least twice per week. If
re...
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Electrical Installation
Well Protector electrical installation is to be perfor...
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SYSTEM CHECKOUT
Before adding pellets, run water until the well pump
runs. The Well Protect...
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SIZING
The chlorine feed rate required will vary based on two factors:
1. The “chlorine dem...
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SIZING
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OPERATION
Pellet Feed Index Screw
The Pellet Feed Index Screw adjusts pellet feed rate.
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Contact Time
For effective bacteria kill and iron precipitation, prescribed level...
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OPERATION
Carbon Filters
To provide effective filtration of precipitated iron, manganese an...
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CLEANING THE PELLET DELIVERY MECHANISM
The Well Protector does not require a regular mainte...
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Questions? Call us at 888-600-5426 or email us
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Well Protector Dry Pellet Chlorinator Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Guide

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Well Protector Dry Pellet Chlorinator Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Guide by Clean Water Systems

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Well Protector Dry Pellet Chlorinator Installation, Operation, and Maintenance Guide

  1. 1. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com WELL PROTECTOR DRY PELLET CHLORINATOR INSTALLATION, OPERATION, AND MAINTENANCE GUIDE Brought to you by:
  2. 2. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com HOW IT WORKS The Well Protector feeds dry chlorination pellets at an adjustable rate directly into the well casing or other water receptacle. It is designed to dispense dry chlorination pellets simultaneously with the operation of a water pump. The use of dry chlorine eliminates many of the maintenance and service problems commonly associated with liquid chlorination systems. When properly installed and operated following the instructions in this manual, your Well Protector will provide years of satisfactory trouble-free service, with minimum maintenance, for the control and treatment of: • Nuisance bacteria • Bacterial iron growth in wells, pumps and water systems • Hydrogen sulfide gas and odor • Algae, scum, slime and fungus growth • Tastes and odors of organic origin
  3. 3. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com PRECAUTIONS Important: The well must be vented. In order for the Well Protector to function, the well must be vented to prevent moist air from the well being forced up into the chlorinator pellet container, causing the pellets to soften and jam the pellet plate. Important: The chlorinator pellets must fall freely from the chlorinator into the water in the well casing without interference from pitless adapters, cable guards, torque stops, excess electrical wire or related pump fittings. Chlorine pellets in contact with metal parts will cause severe corrosion. Important: Do not operate the Well Protector if the pellet cannot be heard hitting the water. Important: In order for chlorination pellets to properly dissolve in wells, they must be in an area where consistent water flow is prevalent. In some 4-inch wells, there is not enough drawdown (fluctuation in water height) to provide the necessary water flow to properly dissolve the pellets that would normally catch on top of the pumps. This situation can also occur if the pump cycles are long. If this condition exists, a continuous chlorine residual will not be achieved and the chlorination pellets may accumulate on the pump making the pump difficult to remove.
  4. 4. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION Mounting the Chlorinator Installing the casing mount to the well. 1. Attach the chains (Item 1) to the casing mount bracket (Item 2) using 5/16 - 18 x 3/4" long cap screws (Item 3), 5/16 - 18 nuts (Item 4) and 5/16 flat washer (Item 5). 2. Attach the J-bolt (Item 6) to the casing mount bracket (Item 2) using 5/16 - 18 nuts (Item 4) and 5/16” flat washers (Item 5). 3. Position the casing mounting bracket 1/2" below the bottom of the well cap and attach the chains (Item 1) to the J-bolt (Item 6). Tighten the 5/16 - 18 nuts (Item 4) until the casing mounting bracket is rigid enough to resist movement due to wind, accidental bumps and servicing.
  5. 5. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION Mounting the Chlorinator Installing the Well Protector to the casing mount. 1. Attach the U-bolts (Item 7) and U-bolt straps (Item 10) to the casing mounting bracket (Item 2) with the 5/16-inch washers (Item 8) and the 5/16 - 18 nuts (Item 4). 2. Slide the Well Protector support tube (Item 9) thru the U-bolts (Item 7) and hand tighten. The Well Protector support tube may be shortened if necessary.
  6. 6. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION Proper Ventilation The chlorinator pellets must fall freely from the chlorinator into the water in the well casing without interference from pitless adapters, cable guards, torque stops, excess electrical wire or related pump fittings. Chlorine pellets in contact with metal parts will cause severe corrosion. Figure 2 illustrates a typical non-sealed well casing and the modifications required to ensure that a pitless adapter does not prevent the pellets from dropping into the water, and that adequate well venting is provided.
  7. 7. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION 1. Disconnect electrical power and relieve the water pressure. Remove the pump from the well. 2. The pellet catch basket is to be installed 3 to 4 feet above the pump. Tape the pump discharge pipe 1 to 2 feet above and below where the basket is to be installed. Use electrical tape normally used to secure electrical wire to the pump discharge pipe. Start the tape in the middle, wrapping upward 1 to 2 feet, then reverse direction and continue wrapping downward to the lowest tape position. Then wrap the tape upward back to the starting point. This procedure for taping will yield only one 5 tape end exposed at the midpoint which will then be covered by the catch basket and hose clamp.
  8. 8. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION 3. Be sure to install a safety rope to the pump as recommended by the pump manufacturer. 4. Using the plastic screen with 1/4-inch square openings, prepare the catch basket as indicated on the drawing. Attach the catch basket to the pump discharge pipe using a stainless steel hose clamp. The hose clamp should cover the tape end on the discharge pipe. Cover the hose clamp with additional tape.
  9. 9. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION 5. It is necessary to install a 1/8-inch or 1/4-inch plastic pipe plug to recirculate water over and through pellets to help them dissolve, so you do not accumulate a calcium build up or blockage (for a 1/8-inch plug use a 1/8-inch NPT tap and 21/64 drill bit; 1/4-inch plug uses a 1/4-inch NPT tap and 7/16 drill bit.) A 5/64-inch hole will provide a flow of 0.75 gpm at 50 psi, and a 1/16-inch hole will provide a flow of 0.52 gpm at 50 psi. 6. Check valves are normally installed between the pump and the water storage tank. Install a check valve, if the system does not already have one, to prevent water from the pressure tank bleeding back down the recirculating hole. The check valve is typically installed at the joint between the first and second lengths of the riser pipe above the pump.
  10. 10. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION Reinstall the pump. Check for chlorine residual at least twice per week. If residual is present for a period of time and stops, instruct the customer to set the Well Protector on minimum and call an authorized Well Protector serviceman.
  11. 11. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com INSTALLATION Electrical Installation Well Protector electrical installation is to be performed by a qualified electrician adhering to all applicable electrical codes. Connect only to properly fused circuits. The Well Protector Chlorinator is designed to operate from a power source from one of the following: • Pump wires between pump control box and pump • “Load” side of pressure switch • Flow control switch
  12. 12. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com SYSTEM CHECKOUT Before adding pellets, run water until the well pump runs. The Well Protector pellet plate (Figure 9) should rotate with a stop and start motion while the water pump runs.
  13. 13. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com SIZING The chlorine feed rate required will vary based on two factors: 1. The “chlorine demand” of the well water. 2. The flow rate at which water is pumped from the well. Estimating the chlorine demand: The guide on page 12 can be used to estimate the chlorine demand of the water supply. Be aware that this is only a means to estimate usage and will vary depending on your particular application. Add chlorine residual to demand to arrive at total chlorine dosage. 1. Use guide to estimate the dosage rate for the condition you wish to treat. 2. Once the required chlorine dosage rate has been estimated, use the Pellet Drop Rate Chart to estimate the total chlorine usage and the setting for the pellet drop rate.
  14. 14. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com SIZING
  15. 15. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com OPERATION Pellet Feed Index Screw The Pellet Feed Index Screw adjusts pellet feed rate.
  16. 16. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com OPERATION
  17. 17. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com OPERATION Contact Time For effective bacteria kill and iron precipitation, prescribed levels of chlorine must be in contact with the water for 20 minutes. By adding chlorine to the well, the Well Protector Dry Pellet Chlorinator has the added benefit of using the well casing, pump and riser, and lateral pipes for added retention time. If the water demand requires nearly continuous running of the pump, a properly sized retention tank must be installed to assure proper retention time. Figure 11 shows proper location of retention tank in system.
  18. 18. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com OPERATION Carbon Filters To provide effective filtration of precipitated iron, manganese and excess chlorine, install a carbon filter in the household water supply line (Figure 11). Chlorine-free drinking water can be obtained by installing point-of-use carbon filters. Important: Carbon filters remove all chlorine taste and odor. To ensure that the chlorinator system is functioning properly and that proper protection is being maintained, a daily chlorine test must be taken ahead of the carbon filter.
  19. 19. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com CLEANING THE PELLET DELIVERY MECHANISM The Well Protector does not require a regular maintenance routine. However, after long periods of operation, there may be a build up of chlorine dust in the dropping mechanism. To clean the pellet delivery mechanism, follow these instructions: 1. Remove the power module assembly and unscrew the pellet container. 2. Using a flat blade screwdriver, pry the pellet dam (refer to page 14, item 11) up off the pellet plate (page 14, item 12). 3. Thread a 6-32 machine screw into the brass insert in the center of the pellet plate and pull up on the screw to remove the plate. When the pellet plate is removed, the U-cup seal (page 14, item 13) should be in place around the shaft of the pellet plate. 4. Clean the power module mechanism, the pellet plate and pellet dam with a clean damp cloth. Allow all parts to dry completely before reassembly. To reassemble the mechanism: 1. Check that the u-cup seal is in position on the stem of the pellet plate, with the lips of the seal facing UP. 2. Align the flats in the stem of the pellet plate with the flats of the drive shaft, and slide the pellet plate into position. 3. Align the flat on the bottom of the pellet dam with the flat in the power module. 4. Press the pellet dam into position. 5. Replace the pellet container and the unit is ready for operation.
  20. 20. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com Questions? Call us at 888-600-5426 or email us at: support@cleanwaterstore.com Congratulations, you’re DONE!
  21. 21. http://www.cleanwaterstore.com Browse our selection of whole house water treatment systems online at http://www.cleanwaterstore.com. There you will also find instructional guides for maintaining your treatment systems as well as manufacturer documentation, installation guides, and more. Thanks for watching!

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