Posts Tagged ‘water softeners’

Downtown Brentwood

As part of the City of Brentwood’s commitment to reduce chloride levels in wastewater, the city now offers a generous water softener financial incentive package for residents considering purchasing a non-salt or potassium-based water softening unit. The City of Brentwood, CA is offering $700 for existing salt-based softeners to be removed by prequalified plumbers and […]

hard water solutions

If your home has ‘hard water,’ you might notice the effects without even realizing the underlying issue. You may see that dishes are spotty when you take them out of the dishwasher. Your clothes don’t quite feel clean after a run in the washing machine. There may even be a film on your shower walls […]

Salt Based Waste

As water disinfection began to eliminate most waterborne diseases from public drinking water in the 20th century, the spotlight turned to ‘hard’ water and how to solve this pesky problem. What Is Hard Water? ‘Hard’ water affects more than 85% of water supplies in the United States. It has a high concentration of dissolved minerals—mainly […]

California Bans Salt Water Softeners

South Carolina is having a salt problem with their water. This issue is due to rapid population growth in the area and an aquifer that is not able to sustain that level of water pumping. The result is salt water getting pulled into the well and causing a problem for drinking water. According to BlufftonToday.com: […]

Guide to Water Conditioners / Softeners: Available Technologies Treating Hard Water Let’s recap a few definitions mentioned in the history of water softeners page. Hard water is water that has a high concentration of dissolved minerals, especially calcium. In general any water containing more then 3 grains of hardness is considered hard water. Soft water […]