Houston Water Quality

Houston has moderate to poor water quality.

Top Water Issues in Houston

  • ⚠️ 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: Houston Water

Over 2 million customers served.

⚠️ While Houston’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 Houston.

Water Sources

Surface Water 

Evangeline Aquifer

Chicot Aquifer

Houston Water Contaminants

Top Contaminants Include:

  • Dibromoacetic acid: 25x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Arsenic: 528x EWG’s Health Guideline 
  • Bromochloroacetic acid: 257x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Bromodichloromethane: 101x EWG’s Health Guideline
  • Chloroform: 39x EWG’s Health Guideline 
  • Chromium: 37x EWG’s Health Guideline

Other Water Contaminants in Houston:

  • Chlorine 
  • Cryptosporidium and Giardia
  • Nitrates
  • VOCs

Recommended Treatments

Whole House Water Softener + Filtration Unit

Adopting a whole-house water softening and filtration system is a strategic move to reduce an array of contaminants in your domestic water. This all-encompassing system is particularly effective in eradicating iron and rust traces, ensuring your dishes and glassware are consistently spotless and shiny. Additionally, the transformation to softer water is a boon for your personal care, offering a more hydrating touch for your skin and hair and enriching your daily wellness practices.

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

Our Aqua 3 and Under-Sink Reverse Osmosis Drinking Filters are ingeniously designed to eliminate the impurities that compromise the taste and integrity of your drinking water. These sophisticated systems are the key to revamping the flavor profiles of your beverages and meals, from your first cup of coffee in the morning to the soups and smoothies you craft in your kitchen. These filters ensure that the water in your home is as pristine as nature intended, uplifting your cooking and drinking experience.

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 Houston

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

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

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