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Our well water has iron in it which affects its taste and causes staining A local watertreatment company says that a standard water softener can remove the iron but I dont want to drink softened water or have its salty backwash pumped into my yard Can you suggest another way to get rid of the iron Patricia McMartin Winchester VA A

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