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Old 08-16-2019, 11:58 AM   #11
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TSome of the hill's moisture oozes under the house, and pools-up in the yard facing the lake. Why it produces a red stain, I don't know.
That could simply be that there is a high concentration of naturally occurring iron in the bedrock. This is common place in NH.

My well water in Hooksett has very high iron content and stains everything if used untreated. My sediment filter which is the first in line from my well pump output into the house turns red and catches a rusty colored sediment similar to mud. Kinda gross but hey it's what comes out of the ground!
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