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Why Does My Tap Water Taste Funny?

October 16, 2019

Have you noticed that something seems a bit “off” about the taste of your tap water? Here’s a quick overview of what the root problem could be. Many of these issues can be resolved with the use of high-quality water filtration in Scottsdale, AZ. Water that tastes moldy or musty When you’re looking for a cool, refreshing glass of water, the last thing you want is to take a swig of water that tastes moldy or musty. One of the most common causes of this taste is algal blooms in your source water. This will be particularly common in the... View Article

Do I Need to Use Filters or Softeners to Make My Water Safe?

October 2, 2019

There are some parts of the country where the drinking water may technically be safe to use, but you’ll find much better results by using a filter or water softener—and between the two, water filtration in Scottsdale, AZ is definitely the way to go. A water softener can help you get your drinking water to taste better, but it doesn’t do nearly as much as filtration to actually clean the water and make it safer. About hard water and water softeners Hard water is water that has more dissolved solid materials in it than average. Examples of these substances include... View Article

Should You Drain or Clean Your Water Heater Before Installing a New Water Filtration System?

September 21, 2019

People don’t think of their homes as complex systems all working in unison, but that’s just what they are. Your AC, electrical system, water heater and furnace are all examples of systems functioning to help make your house a safe and comfortable place to live. Unfortunately, most homeowners are not professional electricians or plumbers, so they know very little about the intricate workings of these systems. As a local contractor, we take pride in answering the tough questions our customers ask about residential water filtration systems in Scottsdale, AZ. One of the questions we often get is whether or not... View Article

How to Choose the Right Size Water Filtration System?

September 7, 2019

“Measure twice, cut once” is a wise proverb to follow, if you know what you are measuring. Whether you are cutting a board for a building project or a piece of fabric for a craft, you know exactly what to measure and what size you need it to be. Choosing the right size water filtration system is much harder, especially if you don’t know what to measure or why. If you are considering installing a water filtration system in Scottsdale, AZ, but you don’t know what size you need, the experts at WES Water are here to help! Here’s what... View Article

What Types of Contaminants Are Most Important to Remove from Arizona Water?

July 17, 2019

There are more than 1.5 million people whose water is provided by the City of Phoenix Water Services Department, and even more people throughout the Valley who get water from the same or similar sources as the city of Phoenix. Those sources include nearby lakes, rivers, streams, springs and wells, and 98 percent of the water in Phoenix got its start as snowpack. The Salt, Verde and Colorado rivers are the primary sources of untreated surface water for the area, though other water sources are used as well. The city is responsible for adhering to all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... View Article

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