Let’s Talk About HARD Water

drop-of-water-inject-water-drip-45229Let’s Talk About HARD Water Let me clarify as we begin that hard water is not like hard lemonade where alcohol has been added. No, no, no, no! Our definition of hard water is water that contains dissolved minerals in it, or more specifically, calcium and magnesium. The kind of water that creates white residue on your fixtures, buildup on your bathtub and shower walls, hair that feels like someone just coated it with glue, and glassware that is etched and cloudy. Are you with me now? Have you experienced any of these? [Read more…]

Lead in Your Drinking Water – What You Should Know

Jupiter_5119257-2550x1913 (2)Lead in Your Drinking Water – What You Should Know

Over the past year, we have all heard many stories from around the country about lead in drinking water.  For those in Flint, Michigan, parts of New Jersey and New York, it is a crisis, but only in certain areas.  For others, it is a point of concern and awareness.  Hopefully, the information we share here can help answer questions you may have.

Municipalities in Minnesota are required to provide water test results with most posting the information on their websites. [Read more…]

Your Water Softener – How does it work?

Ecowater ECR 3702 and ESD 2702
Ecowater ECR 3702 and ESD 2702

Your Water Softener – How does it work?

You have this piece of equipment that probably sits in some dark corner of your basement. You rarely notice it except when it gets hungry, then, much like a medication, you administer a dose of………salt, hoping for soft water again soon. Sound familiar? This is the life of a water softener, sadly neglected until it is hungry or stops working all together.

Have you ever wondered how your water softener actually works? The science behind it? [Read more…]