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Ozone: The Solution to Bad Tasting, Brown, Smelly Water in Tampa Bay


Ozone: The Solution to Bad Tasting, Brown, Smelly Water in Tampa Bay
Ozone: The Solution to Bad Tasting, Brown, Smelly Water in Tampa Bay

If you live in the Tampa Bay area and have noticed bad tastes, odors, or discoloration in your home's water, you're not alone. The unique geography and geology of Florida combined with aging infrastructure, increasing population density, and other factors often lead to poor water quality issues.


Fortunately, Aqua-Wise Water Treatment Solutions offers cutting-edge ozone-based water purification systems that can efficiently eliminate unpleasant contaminants and restore clean, clear, great-tasting water right from your taps.


Common Water Quality Issues in Tampa Bay

There are a few key reasons why tap water in the Tampa region frequently suffers from quality problems:


High Levels of Organic Materials

Decaying leaves, plants, algae, and other natural organic materials often leach into ground and surface water. As these organics break down, they release humic and fulvic acids that give water a yellow, tea-like tinge and earthy, musky taste and smell.


Iron and Sulfur Compounds

Water drawn from the Floridan Aquifer system underneath much of Florida contains high levels of iron and sulfur. These minerals oxidize when exposed to oxygen, leaving behind the characteristic metallic taste of iron, rotten egg sulfur smells, and red-brown staining.


High Hardness

With abundant limestone bedrock, Florida groundwater tends to be very “hard." Hardness minerals like calcium and magnesium carbonate leave scaly mineral deposits on plumbing fixtures and appliances and reduce the cleaning power of soaps and detergents.


Microbial Contaminants

Heat and humidity provide ideal conditions for bacterial growth. Contamination from leaky septic systems, fertilizers, and other pollution sources also degrade local water quality.


How Ozone Purification Systems Work

HydroClear Ozone Generator and other ozone-based systems from Aqua-Wise harness the powerful oxidizing capacity of ozone (O3) to thoroughly clean water of any unpleasant contaminants without the use of harsh chemicals.


Oxidation Destroys Bacteria and Viruses

Ozone damages the cell walls and internal components of microorganisms like bacteria and viruses on contact, neutralizing their ability to reproduce and cause disease. An AquaGuard UV SYSTEM provides an additional microbe-killing safeguard.


Chemical Oxidation Breaks Down Organic Compounds

The loose oxygen atom in ozone aggressively attacks and breaks carbon-carbon bonds within humic substances, pesticides, pharmaceuticals residue and other troublesome organics. The smaller oxidized byproducts are then easily filtered out by a AquaCarbonGuard Catalytic Carbon Filter.


Oxidizes Soluble Metals into Filterable Particulates

Dissolved iron, manganese, sulfur, and other elements are rapidly converted to higher oxides that are caught in the filter as particles. An AquaBlue Whole House Filter System traps sediment and prevents staining and metallic flavors.


Restoring Clean, Clear Water for Homes in Tampa

By harnessing the purification power of ozone along with other advanced treatment methods, Aqua-Wise systems like the OzonePro can remediate all of the most common water quality issues faced by Tampa Bay area homeowners:


Eliminates Tastes, Odors and Discoloration

Ozone instantly degrades smelly sulfur compounds and oxidizes iron, manganese, and organic substances to prevent foul tastes, bad smells, and unsightly yellow, brown, or reddish water.


Descales Fixtures and Improves Soap Efficiency

Systems with built-in AquaLux Water Softeners use a catalytic media to convert hardness minerals into non-scaling particles. Your water feels slick and soaps foam properly without mineral deposits.


Disinfects Without Using Chlorine

An integrated Retention Tank + Chlorine Injection System provides a small chlorine residual to keep your water free of bacteria. Ozone handles most of the disinfection, avoiding harsh chlorine taste and odor.


Simple, Fully Automated Operation

Aqua-Wise ozone generator systems run unattended in the background with minimal maintenance required. Simple programmable computer controls handle all treatment sequencing automatically.


Plus Purified Bottled Water from Your Tap

By adding an advanced AquaRevive Reverse Osmosis System like those used in bottled water plants, you can produce ultra-pure water for drinking and cooking right from your kitchen faucet or refrigerator dispenser.


Complete Water Treatment for Commercial Businesses

In addition to residential water systems, Aqua-Wise also provides specialized treatment solutions for commercial facilities, property managers, restaurants, breweries, hospitals, and industrial operations throughout the Tampa region.


Reliable Water Quality for High Demand Usage

Our commercial ozone generator systems like HydroTech Pro provide round-the-clock treatment capacities high enough to handle the large water volumes used in apartment complexes, hotels, hospitals, and other applications with hundreds to thousands of daily users.


Handles High Contaminant Loads

AquaPurity industrial-grade ozone paired with ultrafiltration membranes and other technologies provides thorough contaminant removal even with extremely dirty inlet water from equipment cooling, process reuse, graywater recycling, and other challenging commercial and industrial feeds.


Flexible, Versatile Treatment Trains

We customize complete treatment trains for clients combining disinfection, ozone & chemical oxidation, metals removal, softening, activated carbon, specialized resin beds, membrane filtration, UV, and more into turnkey automated solutions.


Professional Maintenance Programs

Our expert service technicians handle all scheduled system monitoring, repairs, media changes, testing compliance reporting, and other upkeep through comprehensive maintenance agreements.


Reliable Well Water Treatment

More than 1.5 million Florida households rely on private wells tapping into the Floridan aquifer for their home water supply. But well water faces contamination risks and usually contains high levels of troublesome iron, sulfur, manganese, and hardness.


WellFusion Well Water Treatment Systems integrate ozone injection along with chemical oxidation, metals removal filters, softeners, UV lamps, and mineral injection into compact, hassle-free packages designed specifically for well water properties.


WellFusion units eliminate rotten egg smell, red staining, mineral scale buildup, and other issues to restore clean, healthful, good tasting well water for your home.


Why Choose Aqua-Wise for Your Water Treatment Needs?

With over 25 years of experience providing customized water solutions for residential, commercial, and industrial clients, Aqua-Wise is the proven water quality expert in the Tampa Bay area.


Locally Owned and Operated

As a family-owned local business, we understand the unique water challenges Tampa area homeowners and businesses face. Our systems are designed specifically for Florida source water.


Ozone Specialists

Proper ozone system sizing and integration requires specific expertise. Aqua-Wise is staffed by the region’s leading ozone system engineers.


NSF-Certified Solutions

Our treatment components and complete systems hold prestigious NSF safety and performance certifications, so you know your water is safe.


Complete Service Packages

We not only provide and install new treatment systems but can also repair, upgrade, monitor, and maintain your existing equipment regardless of original manufacturer.


Discounts, Promotions, and Financing Options

Aqua-Wise is currently offering discounted pricing on ozone generator packages. We also provide flexible financing plans at low interest rates. Additionally, we offer a limited time $300 discount if you Schedule Your FREE Water Test Today: 727-236-7161. Call now to learn more about special savings opportunities!



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