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What’s in Your Drinking Water—and How to Change It

January 3, 2022

How often do you drink water straight from the tap? If you find yourself avoiding the municipal water supply, think about why. Does it taste bad? Are you afraid of what kind of contaminants might be lurking in your water? If so, you can fix it. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to addressing contaminants in water. How you fix contaminated water depends on what’s actually in the water. You can access municipal water supply information from your local government, or have the water sampled and tested by a professional lab. Once you understand what’s in your drinking water, you can find... View Article

Understanding Your Whole-House Water Filter and How It Works

December 20, 2021

What goes into a whole-house water treatment system? If you have one of these systems already, you may not have considered much more than the fact that you have clean and fresh water on tap whenever you want it. However, it’s important to understand what a home water treatment system does, how it works and what its limitations are. Here’s a quick guide to whole-house water filters. Types of water treatment systems Typically, a home water treatment system operates by disinfecting, filtering and softening the water. This can be done in several different ways. Whole-house water filters can include: Disinfection... View Article

Water Softeners vs. Water Filters: What You Need to Know

December 6, 2021

Every homeowner wants clean, tasty water that’s safe for their family to consume. If you have questions about the quality of the water, you may be wondering what the role of a water softener is versus that of a water filter. Know that the two are different and serve different functions. Let’s look at what each of these products does and which one might be right for you. Water softener A water softener is specifically for removing minerals from water. You may have heard the term hard water before. This refers to the level of certain minerals in water like... View Article

Why You Should Not Drink Arizona Tap Water

November 22, 2021

For those who live in Phoenix, the city’s tap water mostly comes from the Central Arizona Project and the Salt River Project. These rely on water sources like the Verde River, the Colorado River and the Salt River. The Deer Valley Water Treatment Plant is a facility that has ensured water quality for the last five decades by filtering out bacteria and viruses that could prove dangerous. This process is necessary to ensure a base level of water safety; however, there are other considerations you may want to take into account if you want the best quality water for you... View Article

The Purpose of Oxidation Reduction Treatments

November 4, 2021

Water filtration and treatment has come a long way in the past few decades. New solutions are being introduced that are more effective than ever at creating pure, high-quality water. Oxidation reduction, also referred to as redox, is one of the key advancements in the treatment of water. Why is it so important? This method serves several purposes that are key to water treatment: Reduces contaminants naturally: Oxidation reduction is a natural electrochemical process that can be used to absorb and remove contaminants from water. Rather than introduce new potentially hazardous substances to the water system, this method uses naturally... View Article