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Safeguard Your Family Against Undesirable Water

So, being in the water treatment industry, it is imperative that we stay up to date with the latest in water treatment news. I was taking a look at the Water Quality Association's website this morning and found this great article. It reads: "When water leaves a municipal treatment facility, it meets all the guidelines of the Safe Drinking Water Act. But, the water coming out of your...
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Purification For Arizona Water

Reverse Osmosis systems are the most common type of purification in Arizona. This is because of the high levels of total dissolved solids in the valley. Dissolved solids vary in different areas but typically range from 400 parts per million to over 1000 parts per million. For those on shared or private wells, the dissolved solids can go much higher. These units involve a multi-stage filtration process...
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“Hidden” Costs of Hard Water

One of the setbacks of having hard water is energy inefficiency. The impact of hard water hits heavily on on energy use and associated maintenance costs. Your home's water heater and plumbing equipment must be maintained to keep running at its peak performance. Hard water contains dissolved rock that accumulates on heating elements, causing a buildup and impairing efficiency. Scale buildup reduces the equipment's ability to heat...
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3 Easy Ways to Go Green

“Going green” is a big movement right now because we recognize that taking care of our planet is a smart decision. Plus, doing environmentally conscious things can be good for our health and pocketbooks. But did you know that one of the best places to be environmentally conscious is your bathroom? Let’s take a look at the top 3 tips. 1. Install water-smart appliances. The plumbing industry recognizes...
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Indoor water usage efficiency

After landscaping, in most cases, more water is used in restrooms than in any other part of the home. This was first addressed nearly 20 years ago when the U.S. Congress passed a number of regulations requiring faucets, toilets and showerheads to use less water. Although these regulations are still in effect, in recent years new technologies have been developed that far exceed these water reduction requirements in...
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Hard water is a problem Arizona

Know your enemy- Water falls pure from the skies. But as it makes its way to your home, water collects a variety of impurities, including Calcium and Magnesium, which are natural contaminants. However, some water has more harmful man-made contaminants such as pesticides, arsenic and petrochemicals. Bad water can stain your sinks, showers, and tubs, spot your glassware, ruin your clothes, and corrode your plumbing fixtures and appliances....
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