One of the biggest concerns people have with hard water is the effect it has on their hair. Some people can’t figure out why the texture of their hair has changed, even though they are using the same products. Sometimes people don’t notice the difference that hard and soft water has on their hair until they travel to another city with different water. And it’s truly a marked difference.
There are many advantages of treating the water in your household. Filtering and softening your water increases the quality significantly by removing harmful contaminants and hard minerals. This article will break down benefits and the differences of softening and filtering the water in your home.
Water purification technology has come a long way over the years. What started all the way back in the Persian Empire with silver drinking flasks, has evolved into a necessity for modern living. Water purification helps us stay healthy by removing harmful materials and pathogens in the water supply. It’s an essential component of good public health.
The water softener regeneration process is when water already in the pipes of the home is recirculated through a water softener. The regeneration process is not standard on all water softener installations but comes with plenty of benefits in your water quality.
A boil-water advisory is issued by water quality authorities to users of a water supply system when it is or could be contaminated by pathogens, or when there is a system failure shown by the loss of pressure. While a loss of pressure does not mean a water source has been contaminated, it does mean there is a possibility from pathogen intrusions through a leak. A boil water advisory should always be taken seriously as consuming any contaminated water could lead to illness. People at higher risk of becoming ill include the elderly, infants, young children or those with compromised immune systems.
Determining whether drinking tap water is bad or not depends on the adherence of your local water system to the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Safe Drinking Water Act holds up a number of water quality standards for public water systems to adhere to.
Ideally, pure water has no color or odor. You may get some slight smell or taste if minerals or chemicals have been added during a purification process. However, there are common problems you should investigate if your water has a distinctly unpleasant smell. Not only is poor smelling water difficult to drink, but it may be dangerous to you and your family.
Jason’s Water Systems had the opportunity to attend the 2017 Water Quality Association Convention and Exposition in Orlando Florida. It has been amazing to meet so many fellow industry leaders and learn more about the future of water treatment.
If you are experiencing discolored water in your home, do not drink it and check your local water utility for any information. There may be issues with the cities pipes or other distribution lines that are affecting the quality of water in your home.
A pH level is a measurement of acid-base equilibrium, and that number can indicate whether a substance is acidic or basic. pH is a good way to find out whether your water is hard or soft.