Disinfecting Your Water

In 1854 there was an outbreak of cholera in London. A doctor named John Snow was very intent on finding out the source of what was killing people. He went door to door to map out household deaths, and determined that what everyone had in common was they had all drawn water from the same […]

Written by on July 9, 2015

Dwindling Fresh Water Supply

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) through its Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has recently issued several news releases that continue to reinforce worries about our fresh water supply.  In a May 8th release they confirm that “Across most of the West, snowpack isn’t just low, it’s gone” and they add that for most […]

Written by on July 2, 2015

The Better Water Blog 1-Year Anniversary

Time really does fly when you’re having fun, doesn’t it? Over the last year, we have tried to bring you posts that help you understand, value and respect life’s most vital resource: water. We know some of you have been with us from the very beginning, and we’re really grateful for that. But for those […]

Written by on August 14, 2013

How do water softeners know when to regenerate? Time-initiated vs. Demand-initiated

Once people learn what water softeners can do to improve water quality, they often ask specific questions about the regeneration process. One of the most common topics is how the softener knows when to regenerate itself. Let’s examine two major categories of water softeners, time-initiated and demand-initiated. Time-Initiated Regenerating a water softener based on time […]

Written by on July 10, 2013

Benefits Of Water Softeners In Tampa

Why you should consider water softeners in Tampa? Water softeners in Tampa are investments that pay for themselves very quickly. Little maintenance is required. Salt, that is relatively cheap, needs to be added occasionally. Water softeners are needed to remove or lessen mineral content found in hard water. Clothing and dishes washed in soft water […]

Written by on June 25, 2013

Silica in the Water Supply

A common concern among homeowners is the appearance of a white film on water using appliances and fixtures and etching of glassware. Most often, the culprit is calcium and magnesium, otherwise known as hardness, which can easily be treated with ion exchange. But in some cases, even with this type of treatment, the film and […]

Written by on June 25, 2013

Colors, odors and tastes—is your water changing with the seasons?

Another spring is here, a time of change and wonderment. The landscape changes, the types of birds one sees and the songs they sing change. Everything seems to burst with renewed life, including some water supplies! For well water users and some municipally supplied water users, a change in weather can create a change in […]

Written by on June 3, 2013

Saltless Water Softeners

Тhе Bеѕt Saltless Water Softener For Well Water Foг any well water issuе, the tеam at Kwater will hаррily assist you with аnу оf your well wateг problems. By offегіng a custom solution that caters to еаch individual well watеr problem, Kwater’s highly trained stаff is the go to sоlutіon. If уоu агe looking for […]

Written by on May 15, 2013

What is Reverse Osmosis?

Reverse osmosis, also known as hyper filtration, is the finest filtration available today. It is the most common treatment technology used by premium bottled water companies. It is effective in eliminating or substantially reducing a very wide array of contaminants, and of all technologies used to treat drinking water in residential applications, it has the greatest […]

Written by on May 10, 2013