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The goal of this water blog is to provide clear informative information about and to be a resource for a wide variety of water related topics. Whether you are a water treatment professional, investigating homeowner or are just plain curious feel free to join in and share with our readers by commenting on any blogs. If you have a question or would like to suggest a blog topic about water or water treatment. please don’t hesitate to Contact Us.

What is PolyHalt and How Does it Work

What is PolyHalt and How Does it Work

PolyHalt®, What is it and how does it work? So, you want to know how PolyHalt, one of the core Cascadian ICS products, softens water without salt and how it works to solve the many different water...

Hard Water Defined

Hard Water Defined

What is Hard Water? Hard water defined;  A discussion to answer this question can not be had without reference to the WQA (Water Quality Association) as the WQA is the defacto water treatment...

Why a regular water test is important

Why a regular water test is important

Why test my water? The one thing we know for certain about water, is that it can and does change, a water test is the only way to know what is in your water. Whether you are on a well or a city...

Iron Bacteria – The other red stain…

Iron Bacteria – The other red stain…

Iron Bacteria can be difficult to treat. We can help! Red stains may not be your average iron: Do you have red stains in your sink or maybe some red growth in your toilet tank?  Does your water have...

Silica Spots – The other white spot

Silica Spots – The other white spot

A common concern from most the homeowners I speak with is that “ugly white film” around their house. The white build-up in question can typically be found on shower doors, appliances, glassware,...

Snuffing out stinky water

Snuffing out stinky water

Why does my water stink?: Water that is giving off a distinctive “rotten egg” smell is most likely contaminated with hydrogen sulfide. Hydrogen sulfide does not usually pose immediate health...

Two Ways to Soften Water

Two Ways to Soften Water

There is a lot of discussion about the best way to treat hard water and a lot of debate as well. To understand the best method for treatment, we should first understand what it (hardness) is. Hard...

Blue Green Stains

Blue Green Stains

Diagnosing your stain part 3 The Blue Stain - Most stains are the yellow orange variety that we've discussed previously. Just as common are the white spots and build-up caused by hardness or very...

Red stains, what do they mean?

Red stains, what do they mean?

Red and orange stains, what are they and how do you treat them? Why do you have red, orange stains? Iron is the fourth most abundant element on earth. So it’s not surprising that as rain falls it...

Clear water can leave stains

Clear water can leave stains

Diagnosing your water stains: Even if the water coming out of your tap is clear, it can still create stains around your home. Porcelain sinks, faucets, and shower heads can all show stains. Laundry...

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