Well System - Knowledgebase Question

Okeechobee, Fl
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Question by js1290
March 23, 2010
I have a well system, it requires salt and chlorine, will this affect my garden and lawn?
I use the hose that runs thru the house//


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Answer from NGA
March 23, 2010
Salt and chlorine can have an effect on plants over time if it builds up in the soil, so you may need to flood your soil periodically to leach it out. Your normal rainfall can help with this. During the dry months you can simply water to the saturation level to help rinse the salts down and away from the roots of your plants.

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