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Ion Exchange

While not generally considered a serious health risk, hard water can be a real nuisance, thanks to mineral buildup and its frustrating interaction with soap and other cleaning products. To eliminate this common problem, many people use salt-based water softeners, which “soften” water through a process called ion exchange. Unfortunately, these systems come with some […]

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Guide to Water Softeners: A History The Birth of Water Treatment The first documented attempts to treat drinking water were recorded in ancient Greek and Sanskrit writings that date back to 2000 B.C. By the early 1900s, water treatment experimentation had turned from the prevention of waterborne diseases to the creation of softer water. It […]