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WHAT’S IN MY WATER?
Does your water taste funny? Smell odd? Look, well….not normal? We can help. Do you notice that your water seems “off”? If your water tastes metallic, smells like rotten eggs, or leaves spots and stains, you may have a water quality problem. Whether you’ve noticed one indication or several, or whether you haven’t noticed a problem but you want to find out for sure, our EcoWater Professionals are qualified to perform an easy and comprehensive in-home water analysis to recommend the right solution. Whether it is hard water treatment or a remedy for another water issue, stop worrying about “what’s in my water” and take action so you can get back to enjoying your water.
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Residential water treatment is essential to ensure the quality and safety of the water that comes into your home. Municipal water sources may contain various contaminants that can affect taste, odor, and even pose health risks. Water treatment systems help remove or reduce these impurities, providing clean and safe water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and other household uses.
Residential water supplies can contain contaminants such as chlorine, chloramine, heavy metals (e.g., lead, mercury), bacteria, viruses, pesticides, nitrates, sulfates, and volatile organic compounds (VOCs).
Several types of residential water treatment systems are available, including:
Whole House Water Filters: These treat water at the point of entry into the home, providing filtered water throughout.
Under-Sink Filters: Installed at specific faucets for targeted drinking and cooking water filtration.
Reverse Osmosis Systems: These use a semi-permeable membrane to remove contaminants and impurities.
UV Water Purifiers: Utilize ultraviolet light to disinfect water and destroy harmful microorganisms.
Water Softeners: Remove hard minerals like calcium and magnesium to prevent scaling and improve water quality.
Activated Carbon Filters: Effective in removing chlorine, VOCs, and improving taste and odor.
The best water treatment system for your home depends on your specific needs and the quality of your water. Consider getting a water quality test to identify the contaminants present. Additionally, assess your budget, household size, and available space to determine the most suitable system.
Yes, most water treatment systems require regular maintenance to function effectively. Filters need periodic replacement, and some systems might need cleaning or servicing. Regular maintenance ensures the system operates efficiently and provides clean water consistently.
While there are some DIY water treatment solutions, they may not be as effective or reliable as professionally designed systems. Boiling water can help disinfect it, but it won't remove all contaminants. DIY water filters using activated carbon or ceramic may provide some improvement but might not meet rigorous standards for safe drinking water.
Yes, water softeners are specifically designed to remove hard water minerals like calcium and magnesium, which cause scale buildup in pipes and appliances. Softened water feels smoother, and it can extend the lifespan of water-using appliances.
Regular maintenance of your water treatment system is essential. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for filter replacements, cleaning, and servicing. Periodically check for leaks, and if you notice any issues, contact a qualified technician for assistance.
Yes, look for water treatment systems certified by reputable organizations like NSF International or the Water Quality Association (WQA). These certifications ensure that the system meets specific performance and safety standards.
Regularly monitor the water quality and taste to ensure the system is functioning correctly. Some systems may have built-in indicators that alert you to filter replacements or maintenance needs. If you suspect any issues, contact the manufacturer or a professional technician for evaluation.