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Hard Water Leads to Cancelled Surgeries at Local Hospital

Staining was identified on surgical instruments used at Memorial Healthcare Hospital in Owosso, Michigan, during an otherwise routine inspection process. Officials at the hospital canceled several scheduled and elected surgeries as a precautionary measure after they discovered visible stains on surgical instruments that were believed to be sterile. According to Brian Long, President and CEO […]

The Hard Truth About Potassium Chloride Softeners

In the world of water softeners, terminology can often be used to mystify or conflate the truth. After all, most consumers are simply concerned with eliminating the scale buildup that results from hard water: why get bogged down in scientific details? However, doing your homework and researching the meaning behind the latest branding of water […]

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How Does a Water Park Get All its Water?

In an increasingly water-conscious world, a water park seems like a luxury from the past. Imagine the water consumption of a 900,000-gallon water park in a state afflicted by drought. The park would use a stunning 328,500,000 gallons a year if it refilled every day. Fortunately, no water park consumes that much water, if for […]

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Do Water Softeners Remove Fluoride from Water?

In the light of recent drinking water crises in the country, many concerned owners have decided to take action and protect themselves from potential contaminants found in drinking water. Even in treated drinking water, a common concern is the presence of fluoride, which many city districts use to flush out other chemicals and minerals in […]

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Skin Conditions & Aging: How Filtration & Water Softeners Help

Tap water can contain an alarming amount of substances that damage skin and hair, especially for seniors. As we age, our skin becomes less supple and resilient, making the elderly more susceptible to a range of skin conditions, including psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. The good news is often these conditions can be resolved by installing […]