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Iron Bacteria

Iron Bacteria, or Iron Ochre, is a living microorganism that is commonly found in areas where there is a large amount of iron in the groundwater. Although the bacteria is not harmful to humans, it bright or rust color, and it’s slimy texture can wreak havoc on your homes waterproofing systems like interior drains or sump pumps. Regular maintenance must be taken to ensure the waterproofing systems do not fail.