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Mix sm amount of caustic soda for deepwell

Need to know how to dilute a small amount of caustic soda for my deep well

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In most cases caustic soda is used for the treatment of large commercial deep wells. Unless you have a specific problem, (neutralizing a high acid level) that requires it or are treating a large turbine powered deep well system you really should use either a powdered or liquid chlorine. Also if the caustic acid can help promote oxidation which could adversely affect the pump.
I have sunk several shallow wells and replaced as many deep well pumps and never used anything other then about 1/2 gallon of chlorine. I included a link to a great site for information on the treatment deep and shallow water wells.
Hope this helps.

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