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hard vs soft water

Hard vs Soft Water

June 22, 2017

Water is just water, right? You are not alone if you think that the liquid coming out of your faucet is just plain water, but there are actually different types. One of the major factors is hard vs soft water. What makes water hard or soft? Let’s look at the differences, and then you can…

water treatment

Water Treatment Basics

June 13, 2017

When you fill yourself a glass of water from the faucet at your sink, you are probably not thinking of all of the treatment that goes into making that water clean. It’s good to be aware of the process. Here we will go over the basics of the treatment of the water flowing into your…

reverse osmosis

How Does Reverse Osmosis Work?

June 6, 2017

Reverse osmosis (RO) is the process in which contaminating particles (like salt and other minerals) are removed from water. This method is most commonly used to purify drinking water from salty seawater, but can also be used in your home for extra purification of tap water. The water molecules are squeezed through, but the other…

History of Water Treatment

History of Water Treatment

May 24, 2017

Ancient Water Treatment Methods – The History of Water Treatment As far back as 2000 BC, people had devised methods for water treatment. The earliest documented methods come from ancient Greek writings that suggested heating water by boiling it over fire and using the sun. They also discussed filtering water using gravel and sand. The Greeks’…


Water Softeners Using Salt Are Not Harmful

June 6, 2013

Major study suggests efficiently run softeners do not hurt septic tank performance. Independent testing concludes that systems can work well together INDIANAPOLIS, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Water softeners set with appropriate salt efficiency do not harm septic systems and may actually help them, according to a new study released today at WQA Aquatech USA.…


The Benefits of Softened Water

May 2, 2013

Undesser of WQA discusses benefits of softened water-February 22, 2013 – The Water Quality Research Foundation found that using soft water vs. hard water will save you money on dish soaps, laundry detergents and energy costs. Specifically, they found that soft water reduces dishwasher soap dosages by 70% and 50% for laundry detergents.

Water Quality Association

Funding for Safe Drinking Water Left Unused

April 26, 2013

Press Release April 23, 2013 “Families can protect themselves with the Final Barrier” Do you know what is in your water? Levels of Arsenic, Nitrates and other contaminants in their water has become an increasing concern for many California residents. It was recently discovered that nearly 1/2 billion dollars designated for the improvement of California…