The Water Conditions in Ethiopia, Part One

By Mark B In August, I was able to visit northern Ethiopia to look at some of the drinking water issues.  As you might guess, there are many, ranging from polluted water to almost no water at all.  That made it interesting to discover the inhabitants of Adwa and Aksum rely on a reservoir.  The [...]

¿Qué diferencia hay entre Kinetico® Overdrive® S250 y S350?

¿Qué hace que los Kinetico® Overdrive® S250 y S350 diferentes? Operación no Eléctrica. Confiable, sin reloj ni computadoras para configurar, ajustar, reparar o reemplazar. Servicio Medido a Demanda. Suministro ilimitado de agua limpia  y suave. Elimina las conjeturas, el desperdicio de agua y regenerantes, y la penetración de agua dura. Sistema de Tanque Doble. [...]

5 Benefits of Removing Iron from Water

5 Benefits of Removing Iron from Water A high concentration of iron is one of the most common water quality issues. Iron, whether dissolved or even slightly oxidized, can cause many effects on our health and wellbeing – from unsightly stains to embarrassing hair discoloration – not to mention it can disrupt your household appliances. [...]

Hard Water: What is It, and What Can You Do About It

Hard Water: What is It, and What Can You Do About It You've probably heard the terms "hard water" and "soft water." You may wonder what determines the hardness or softness of water and whether one type of water is healthier or safer to drink than the other. Although water is typically crystal clear, it [...]

Do I need to clean my Kinetico Water Softener?

A common question that a lot of our K-water customers ask is "Do I need to clean my Kinetico water softener?" The short answer is no, but the long answer is this: while you may not need to clean your water softener, it is recommended that you do sanitize it - and trust us there's [...]

Effects of Hard Water on Shower Doors

Hard water coming out of your home faucets can wreak havoc on your glass shower doors and shower enclosures. The dissolved magnesium, calcium, and lime in your water leaves a cloudy residue, that is nearly impossible to remove, on all glass surfaces, including your drinking glasses and dishes. It can also leave rust stains in [...]

Water Softeners vs. Descalers: What’s the Difference?

Have you noticed that your tap water leaves cloudy spots on your dishes and shower enclosure? Is your skin itchy and your hair dry or brittle after you take a shower? Then you may have hard water in your home. Hard water is an excess of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, that, if left [...]

How Will My Holiday Meals Taste Better with Clean Water?

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it is time to start inviting family and friends to our holiday get-togethers and deciding what food we are going to serve (even if our tables are a little more social distanced than past years). Many of our favorite holiday menu items rely on water for [...]

Four Fascinating Thanksgiving Water Facts

As Thanksgiving quickly approaches, Americans are busy preparing the perfect feast and deciding who to include on their guest list. While turkey and football will always be the main stars of the show, many people may not realize that water also plays a key part in the annual Turkey Day festivities. These fascinating water facts [...]

What are the Top 5 Benefits of Kinetico Water Filtration?

Water Filtration Water is essential for survival, and one cannot risk consuming unfiltered and impure water. Untreated water contains bacteria, pesticides, herbicides, organic compounds like carbon and nitrogen, which cause severe illness and skin diseases. Hard water has also proven to degrade and disrupt the quality and running of appliances as well as heavy machinery [...]