Hardness and Scale Removal

scale on showerhead

Hard water is not a health hazard. In fact, it may have moderate health benefits. However, in both commercial and domestic settings, hard water can cause problems. If see chalky mineral stains on your water fixtures, on your glasses and cookware, and in your shower and tub, it’s likely you have hard water. …Read more »

Aluminum in Drinking Water

aluminum cans

Aluminum has drawn attention in recent years due to a number of studies linking chronic aluminum exposure to the development of nervous system disorders. Aluminum is the Earth’s the third most common element and we are all exposed to it to some degree. At low levels, aluminum exposure is likely not harmful to your health. But high aluminum levels in water can be a health concern. …Read more »

Is iron in drinking water safe?

Rusty sink caused by iron in water

Iron in drinking water is generally not a health risk but it can certainly be unpleasant! And it can be a real bother. If you suspect excess iron in your drinking water, this is the place to start. …Read more »

Boron in Drinking Water – Is it Harmful?


Some areas in Oregon have high levels of boron in the soil. Excess boron exposure is a health risk especially to infants, children and pregnant women. Boron compounds are odorless and tasteless. The only way to know if it is in your drinking water is testing. …Read more »

Why Is My Faucet Water Cloudy?

cloudy water

You turn on your faucet and the water comes out white, milky or cloudy. Should you be alarmed? The Good News Fortunately, the most common cause of cloudy tap water is just extra air trapped in the water. Completely harmless air bubbles dissolve in the water and give it a whitish appearance. You may notice … Read more

Why Get Your Well Water Tested?

water testing

Water that looks and tastes good may not necessarily be safe to drink. The only way to know if your drinking water is safe to drink is to have it tested. Here in Southern Oregon, there is local concern about nitrates and arsenic. Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District reports that in some areas of … Read more

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