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Clean Drinking Water Is Crucial for Preventing Sickness

March 27, 2020

During flu seasons, you’ve probably heard people recommend you drink lots of water to help you avoid getting sick or to speed up your recovery if you’ve fallen ill. While water isn’t a magical cure for illnesses of any kind, staying well hydrated does improve your overall health and your body’s immune system. Despite this, many medical professionals estimate about three quarters of all Americans fail to get the recommended amount of water every single day. This means most people, by not hydrating, are failing to perform what is just about the simplest task there is to protect the body... View Article

Understanding How Calcium and Magnesium Affect Your Water Hardness

March 19, 2020

Hard water can be a fact of life for many water customers, whether they use municipal water systems or their own private water well systems. Hard water is usually marked by a feeling of “residue” after using it. You might wash your hands in the kitchen sink or wash your hair in the shower and still feel that “something” is left over. When your water is hard, soap reacts with calcium to form a type of “soap scum,” which leads to needing to use more detergent and soap to get things clean. This can carry over into dishwashers as well—spots... View Article

Arsenic Screening Highlights the Need for Water Treatment

March 5, 2020

If you have a private well on your property, you have a lot of things to keep in mind, especially in regards to water quality. It can be a delicate balance sometimes, and you want to make sure you’re keeping best practices in mind for the protection of your property and your family. Drinking water is one of our most precious resources, and it should be monitored carefully. At WES Water, we are one of your best allies in maintaining this critical supply. One key way to do so is staying on top of proper POU water treatment in Scottsdale,... View Article

What Causes Water Filter Failures?

February 25, 2020

When you’re choosing whole house filtration, it’s important to consider what affects the system’s performance and longevity. Whole house filtration buying in Scottsdale, AZ is a significant investment, so you want to be sure to protect this investment as much as possible. With this idea in mind, it makes sense to educate yourself on the potential hazards to water filters. What exactly causes these products to fail? Here are the most common issues water filters encounter and some quick tips for how to handle them. Poor pressure If you experience a drop in your water pressure, this often indicates an... View Article

Discovering PFAS Contamination in Water

February 11, 2020

For both residential and commercial property owners, water contaminants are a top concern. Recent emerging contaminants in water in Scottsdale, AZ have raised questions about water quality and how to handle PFAS contamination. Following is an FAQ on these water contaminants in Scottsdale, AZ. For additional information, feel free to contact your local water quality experts at WES Water. What is PFAS? PFAS stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. These are manmade chemicals that have been used in various products since the 1940s. PFOS and PFOA are the most common chemicals in the PFAS family. Common applications for PFAS include... View Article