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Old 03-17-2016, 08:47 AM   #11
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I'm no expert but i am pretty sure that a water softener is designed to remove calcium and magnesium ions (hard water). I don't believe a water softener will help with Iron.
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Old 03-17-2016, 09:31 AM   #12
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You will be unsatisfied with a canister type filter or just a water softener for your high iron water. I know you said you'd like to keep it inside your rig but you need to seriously think about a residential type iron filter/water softener combination system. A small storage shed at your seasonal site could house the components.

There are some small units out there but for the amount of people you mentioned will be using water (and the frequency) nothing small is going to last and continue to work for very long.
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Old 03-17-2016, 12:40 PM   #13
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Amazon has some good prices on water softeners. I plan to buy one soon

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I you have iron in your water don't buy a softener. They work great for calcium, but not iron unless it is a very very small unit.
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