Austin Water Quality

Austin has poor water quality.

Top Water Issues in Austin

  • ⚠️ Hard Water
  • ⚠️ Iron & Rust Stains 
  • ⚠️ Sediment From Tap, Faucet, or Showerhead




Contaminants Exceeding
EWG Guidelines


Grains Per Gallon
(3.5+ is moderately hard)

Utility Provider: Austin Water

Over 1 million customers served.

⚠️ While Austin’s water quality complies with federal health-based drinking water standards, many of these standards are over 20 years old, with several others being 40 years or older. Treating your home water is highly recommended if you live in Austin. 

Water Sources

Highland Lakes Surface Water

Edwards Aquifer

Austin Water Contaminants

Top Contaminants Include:

  • Bromochloracetic acid: 239x EWG’s Health Guideline 
  • Bromodichloromethane: 224x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Chloroform: 42x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Chromium: 8.7x EWG’s Health Guideline 
  • Dibromoacetic Acid: 62x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Dibromochloromethane: 85x EWG’s Health Guideline

Other Water Contaminants in Austin:

  • Chlorine 
  • Cryptosporidium and Giardia
  • Nitrates
  • VOCs

Recommended Treatments

Whole House Water Softener + Filtration Unit

Implementing a whole-house water softening and filtration system in your home is a proactive step towards significantly diminishing a range of waterborne contaminants. This comprehensive system excels in removing iron and rust particles, ensuring that your dishware and glasses remain sparkling clean. Moreover, the luxury of softer, more nourishing water can be felt on your skin and hair, enhancing your daily hygiene routine with its refined quality.

With a whole-house water softener and filtration unit, the great majority of contaminants will be removed from your home drinking water. You can expect less iron and rust stains, fewer spots on dishes and glass, and softer skin and hair. 

Whole House Unit
Jason's Water Systems reverse osmosis filter

Under-Sink Reverse Osmosis Drinking Filter / Aqua 3

The Aqua 3 & Under-Sink Reverse Osmosis Drinking Filters are expertly crafted to filter out the impurities affecting the taste and quality of your water. These are advanced solutions for ensuring that everything from your morning coffee to homemade soups and smoothies tastes exceptionally fresh. Elevate your culinary experiences with the purity of water, as these systems bring the essence of nature's best right to your kitchen.

An undersink Reverse Osmosis Drinking Filter and Aqua 3 Water Filter will remove all of the impurities that affect the taste of water and ice. In turn, you can expect better-tasting coffee, soups, smoothies, and anything else that you make at home that uses water or ice.

Reverse OsmosisAqua 3

Your #1 Choice For Water Softeners In Austin

At Jason’s Water Systems, we’ve been providing water softeners in Austin for decades. Our team of professional water softener and water filter installers in Austin knows what homeowners in the area need. We’re local to the area, and we take great pride in installing water softeners in Austin for our neighbors, friends, and family. For water softeners in Austin, choose Jason’s Water Systems.

Contact Jason’s Water Systems of Austin today to learn more about the ways our services can help you enhance your lifestyle and personal health.

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