Hard Water

Jul 1 2016

Two water treatment professionals, Jerry and Allan Horner of Impact Water Products (IWP), who have a combined total of more than 60 years...

Jul 1 2015

Limescale caused by hard water can wreak havoc on any type of appliance, system, pipe or valve that water runs through. Due to drought in various...

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Mar 20 2013

The Legionella bacterium, Legionella pneumophila — the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease — is a water-based organism...

Mar 27 2012

While consumers and business owners are now more cautious and conscientious with their dollars than at any time in recent history, there are still...

Mar 27 2012

Uncle Sam and the U.S. Army recently called for an enlistment, but not in the traditional sense. This time, they needed to design and install a...

Jul 13 2011

Commercial softening provides a significant opportunity to well-grounded water improvement professionals. It requires a special skill set, similar...

Jan 14 2011

The Monterey peninsula is considered by some to be the California coastline’s finest area. Within it lie the Santa Lucia Highlands, home to the...

Jun 25 2008

Most commercial and industrial building owners and facility managers are aware of the problems caused by hard water. These can range from clogged...

Apr 25 2007

Residential softeners and filters may work wonders when conditioning...

Aug 24 2006

Water treatment has been around far longer than most would think, dating back to 2000 B.C.E.; several methods were used for purifying water, such...

Jun 29 2006

Water Quality Products invited Stan Hazan, senior director of regulatory affairs and association programs for NSF International, to comment on...

Jun 29 2006

Water Quality Products invited Joseph F. Harrison, P.E., CWS-VI, technical director of the WQA, to comment on the calcium and magnesium issue and...

May 31 2006

More than 162 participants from 25 countries attended the symposium on Health Aspects of Calcium and Magnesium in Drinking Water held April 24 to...

May 3 2006

Water is the world’s eminent solvent, dissolving a little of everything it contacts. Whether passing through the atmosphere, percolating into...

May 6 2005

Commercial water softener malfunctions are generally very similar to...

Nov 1 2004

Imagine you are seated at the table for a highly anticipated meal out with family and friends, and you are confronted with all restaurants’...

Mar 11 2003

Let's face it, as good as water softener valves have become, certain...

Aug 27 2002

Glade Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Marriott Hotels,...

Mar 26 2002

A new technology has emerged that can solve scale problems without the need of salts, chemicals or maintenance.

Scale is...

Aug 9 2001

Look at the heating element of a washing machine or dishwasher in a hard water area and you will see a white encrustation containing hardness...