Your toilet tank will tell you if your water has iron, rust or sediment in it. If you have copper piping, it means that your copper piping is likely not being corroded. You might still have hard water (high in calcium carbonate minerals) but generally, a clean white flush tank is good and what you want to see. Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
Copper corrosion in home plumbing systems is a common phenomenon, which can have many causes.
Besides actual piping failure, the telltale blue stains the oxidized copper leaves on sinks, tubs, and fixtures can identify copper corrosion.
Often laundry and even blonde hair can be tinted blue. Copper can be toxic, and water-containing levels over 1.0 mg/L should not be used for drinking.
If there are iron pipes present, the water can be colored rust or reddish and contain metallic or sulfur odors and sediment. Corrosion can cause the piping to fail, in some cases in less than 10 years. Learn how to deal with copper contamination. Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
We are all familiar with the ozone layer, the protective layer covering the earth that protects us from the harmful UV rays of the sun. There is a good reason it’s called the ‘ozone layer’ – that is because it contains high concentrations of ozone. What is ozone exactly and what is its relevance to […] Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
Here at Clean Water Store, we are happy to answer any questions as we often get many through our website. Someone else may have the same question, so below we have posted an important recent question asked by one of our customers. “Will rearranging pressure tank, NAOH mixing tank, iron filter, and softener to reduce […] Click Here to Continue Reading This Post
This week on our blog we will be focusing on well water treatment systems for removing sand and sediment as it can often be a significant issue for property owners. Sand and sediment in well water is often a serious problem for many people using well water, and will cause rapid deterioration of fixtures as […] Click Here to Continue Reading This Post