Salt Softeners

What Happens When Outdated Salt Softener Technology Is Replaced With Salt-Free

What Happens When Outdated Salt Softener Technology is Replaced with Water Softener Alternatives with Salt Free Technology?

Most Americans (approximately 89%) deal with hard water in their home. The standard solution to this predicament has long been a salt-based water softener. But, as concerned families may know, many areas of the country have effectively banned salt-based water softeners as a health and environmental hazard. Right away, this raises questions: what properties of salt-based […]

How to Measure Water Hardness

What is hard water? Hard water is the most common water problem found in the average US home. Hard water describes water containing dissolved “hardness” minerals above 1 GPG. Dissolved calcium and magnesium are most often responsible for hard water. How is water hardness measured? Most water hardness testers measure or report hard water in […]

California’s War on Salt Water Softeners

DIXON, CALIFORNIA – Residential salt water softeners, a common choice to softened/conditioned water to homeowners and their families have caused a backlash of salty wastewater and are currently causing major problems in the city of Dixon, California. The dilemmas faced by California water officials were multi-faceted. First of all, the runoff from these salt water […]