1. Contaminants and the Water Table

    What is a water table, and why should you care about it? That’s a reasonable question. The science behind how water gets from the sky to your faucet is more complicated than “rain falls into a reservoir and then we drink it.” What is a water table? Water tables are one of the several ways that water makes it into our supply. When rain falls, it soaks into the ground, eventually meeting up wi…Read More

  2. Explaining Reverse Osmosis without the Need for a Ph.D.

    We all know that water is important for our health and that we should drink about 8 glasses every day. This helps with keeping your body hydrated, which has many health benefits. When you pour a glass from your sink, it looks crystal clear. However, from the source to your body, the water can pick up all sorts of nasty stuff. That is where reverse osmosis comes in really handy. But What is Reverse…Read More

  3. Causes of Odd-Smelling Water

    No one enjoys smelling foul odors coming from their tap water. If your water has an odd smell resembling sewage, rotten eggs, or sulfur, it’s probably due to raised levels of hydrogen sulfide gas and bacteria in your home or building’s water supply. Odd smelling water can be caused by a number of factors such as high amounts of minerals, chemicals, or decaying organic material. Regardless of t…Read More

  4. How Pure Is Bottled Water? (Not as Pure as You’d Think)

    According to a recent study by Beverage Marketing Corp, bottled water is currently America’s favorite beverage by volume. This comes as no big surprise, considering we humans are made up of 70% water and need water to survive. Many large companies have invested heavily in marketing bottled water based on themes of nature and purity. Drinking water has lots of benefits, so it is no wonder that so…Read More

  5. Pharmaceuticals in Drinking Water

    When our water goes to the treatment plant, it goes through a fairly lengthy process. First, the plant workers add a substance called alum. This is a double sulfate salt and it creates the first step called sedimentation. Much like when your body clots blood cells together to form a scab, alum pulls contaminates together, forming heavy clots that sink to the bottom of the tank. The now cleaner wat…Read More

  6. The Water Treatment Process (and Why You Need an In-Home Treatment System)

    Many people don’t think much about the water that comes out of home faucets. The quality of the water we drink at home is affected by the pipes we use and the natural landscape. All of these things can cause the water to absorb minerals that are not very good for our health. To combat this, many people have started drinking bottled water. However, lots of research has found that the quality of b…Read More

  7. Six Benefits of Using Water Treatment Systems

    The benefits of using a water treatment system in your home are greater than you may have thought! Water is all around us and is an essential part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Health programs on television and medical websites regularly tell us that we have to drink at least six to eight glasses of water a day to make sure we stay adequately hydrated. With water available at the turn of a f…Read More

  8. What Is pH and Why Should You Care?

    You’ve probably heard the phrase, ‘pH balance’ thrown around sometimes. You may have heard it in reference to swimming pools. Maybe you heard it in chemistry class. But what is pH exactly? Well, pH stands for “potential of hydrogen,” and it’s simply the concentration of hydrogen in a solution. It’s used to measure how acidic or alkaline a said solution is. It’s on a scale of 0 to 1…Read More

  9. How Safe is Your Tap Water?

    Home Water Solutions has made a habit out of helping its neighbors in the front range area of Northern Colorado to get access to better, healthier water. Home treatment systems filter out the harmful chemicals found in tap water that can lead to many different medical conditions over time. Those with skin conditions may notice that they have more breakouts when they use their tap water to clean th…Read More

  10. Why You Need Home Water Treatment

    Even if you don’t drink the recommended eight glasses of water a day, you still rely on your home water system for almost everything. From washing your clothes to washing your fruit and vegetables and cooking, your home tap water makes a huge difference in your life. Home Water Solutions has products and systems that improve this valuable, useful resource for all homes featuring Rainsoft treatme…Read More