While the internet is a great place to get information about almost any given topic, it’s also a place where misconceptions (and even myths) can be circulated repeatedly. One of those fallacies is the idea that softened water removes minerals and nutrients needed by our bodies. This simply is not the case. Let us tell
Millions of households use point-of-use ultraviolet (UV) systems every day at their kitchen sinks to provide clean, safe drinking water for their families. The truth is, UV water treatment can go beyond the kitchen sink—and provide that same clean, safe disinfected water to every tap in the home. These whole-house UV systems are known as
PROCEDURE FOR CHLORINATION OF WELLS Problems of iron bacteria, organic growths, algae, and their associated tastes and odors, can often be eliminated by a complete chlorination of the well and distribution piping. (see exceptions under “note” below.) Iron bacteria, while harmless, utilize iron in water for their growth and in so doing surround themselves with
Sulfur or “rotten-egg” odors can develop in water heaters and in corroded iron piping even if the water is chlorinated city water. This usually occurs if the water has a low chlorine residual, high levels of sulfates, and/or the water has sat inactive for days or weeks. Odors Are Often Caused by Bacteria The incidence
What are the Advantages of Reverse Osmosis? In weighing out the pros and cons of reverse osmosis, here are a few of the “pros”: 1. Outstanding Water: RO technology has the ability to remove 95 to 99 percent of total dissolved solids (TDS) as well as chlorine taste and odor. Filters down to .001 microns.