hard water filtration Tag

Negative Effects of Hard Water The term “hard water” is somewhat misleading. The water isn’t actually hard in any sense, but it does contain dissolved mineral components, usually calcium and magnesium. When water contains a high concentration of these minerals, it can cause a wide variety...

Hard water, as opposed to soft water, is water with a higher-than-normal mineral content. Dry skin is one of the most common effects of hard water on skin. Since hard water makes it more difficult to rinse soaps and shampoos from the skin's surface, the...

Not all water will clean your skin the same. “Soft” water is better for your skin than “hard” water. Hard water is water that has high concentrations of minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Soft water is water that has had these minerals removed through...

Dealing with Hard Water Scale Hard water is not considered harmful to your health, but it can leave what is referred to as “scale.” Scale starts by appearing chalky, but it eventually builds up to form a hard layer of minerals. Scale develops when the minerals (such...

Recycled water (also referred to as reclaimed water) is approved for many uses. Careful monitoring by state health officials and water quality-control agencies ensures that recycled water produced by the City of San Diego meets all federal, state, and local water-quality standards. For more than...