water softener Articles

  • Common Myths about Water Softeners

    It’s not uncommon for our Hague Water dealers to get questions about sodium consumption from water softeners, the efficiency of water softeners and the expenses of operating water softeners. We uncover three, most popular common myths in our industry.Hague Quality Water Some people think that you cannot drink water from a water softener system because it has too much sodium. This ...


    By Hague Quality Water

  • Softeners for industrial application - The Netherlands, 100 m3/d - Case Study

    Project Description: Lenntech has engineered, manufactured and assembled a turnkey skid mounted water softening system with twin set up softener columns and hardness monitor. The treated water is used in the factory for several industrial purposes. The water softening system is equipped with top brand instrumentation and equipment. The system is completely from European origin and will ...


    By Lenntech Water Treatment

  • Oil refinery reduces energy consumption with a Culligan Solution

    Challenge A major petroleum refinery was looking to replace a hot lime softener. Naturally occurring minerals such as Calcium, Magnesium and Silica can cause scale in steam boilers and other types of equipment used in refinery operations. Scale deposits in steam boilers con reduce equipment efficiency and increase energy, chemical, disposal and maintenance costs. Hot lime softening is a ...


    By Culligan Water

  • Water softeners fact sheet

    What is hard water? According to a recent U.S. Geological Survey, 85 percent of the United States’ geography has hard water. Hard water is water that contains certain naturally occurring minerals, particularly magnesium and calcium. Hard water causes many problems in a home, including deposits in sinks and bathtubs and gummed-up pipes in home plumbing systems and water-using ...

  • Softener for boiler feed water - Saudi Arabia, 5.400 m3/d - Case Study

    Project Description: Lenntech has engineered, manufactured and assembled a turnkey skid mounted water softening system with 6.500 liter resin softener column and ultra low hardness monitor (200 ppb). The treated water is used for boiler feed water purpose. The water softening system is equipped with top brand instrumentation and equipment. The system is completely from European origin ...


    By Lenntech Water Treatment

  • Softener for boiler feed water - Saudi Arabia, 5.400 m3/d - Case Study

    Project Description: Lenntech has engineered, manufactured and assembled a turnkey skid mounted water softening system with 6.500 liter resin softener column and ultra low hardness monitor (200 ppb). The treated water is used for boiler feed water purpose. The water softening system is equipped with top brand instrumentation and equipment. The system is completely from European origin and ...


    By Lenntech Water Treatment

  • Softeners for Shell Netherlands - The Netherlands, 1.000 m3/d - Case Study

    Project Description: Lenntech has been awarded a contract for the engineering, manufacturing and assembly for 2x 100% duplex water softening system for the Shell headquarters in The Hague city in the Netherlands. The softened water is used for the cooling towers in the building. The water softening system is equipped with top brand instrumentation and equipment. The system is ...


    By Lenntech Water Treatment

  • Commercial Twin Alternating Water Softener, Nicaragua

    INTRODUCTION In July 2013, Pure Aqua designed and manufactured a commercial twin alternating water softener with 30” FRP tanks, 30” brine tank and Aquamatic valves for a major company in Nicaragua. Feed water to the softener was well water. Its purpose was to lower the hardness in the water to ...


    By Pure Aqua, Inc.

  • Culligan application brief food & beverage - a sustainable approach from Culligan Matrix Solutions

    Challenge A major beverage plant was looking to reduce the impact of its operations on the environment while meeting the water treatment challenges at its facility. The sustainability goals of the facility included reducing water usage ond energy costs associated with its operations. Until recently, the facility was using city water in its utility process. The company was looking ...


    By Culligan Water

  • Optimized water softening systems thanks to quality-controlled regeneration

    Novel water hardness monitoring For the production of soft water, ion exchange units with sodium chloride regeneration have been increasingly used for more than 50 years. The course and dynamics of the softening process depend on the ion exchange resins used, the proper regeneration processes, the removal quantities and their dynamics. These processes do not run constantly in practice, which is ...

  • Roper’s Restaurant replaces water softener with Green Scalewatcher Water Conditioner

    Roper’s Restaurant, a cowboy themed restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico has replaced its water softener with the computerized, electronic, water-conditioner Scalewatcher from Scalewatcher North America. By installing Scalewatcher, the restaurant has avoided paying the $500 quoted for replacement media for its old water softener and also saved hundreds of dollars a year in salt and water ...

  • 12 years and still going strong for Kinetico and Tesco case study

    Over the last 12 years, Kinetico products have been the preferred choice when it comes to water treatment in new Tesco stores. Selected for their energy efficiency and simple operation, Kinetico’s Mach 2030s and 2060s provide stores across the UK with softened water. Keeping appliances efficient for as long as possible is a key factor when Tesco ...

  • Kinetico water softeners live up to five-star standard at Cheval Group apartments case study

    The Cheval Group is the market leader in luxury serviced apartments in London, offering five-star quality accommodation in Knightsbridge, Kensington and the City. A few years ago it needed to replace the existing water softeners at its Gloucester Park apartment complex in Kensington and after a tendering process chose Kinetico to supply the new system. On the strength of that system’s ...

  • Albuquerque restaurant exchanges water softener for green Scalewatcher water conditioner

    Zorba’s Fine Greek Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has saved money on water, maintenance and salt by replacing its water softener with the computerized, electronic, water-conditioner Scalewatcher® from Scalewatcher North America.  Three months after installing Scalewatcher, the restaurant was able to remove its bulky water softener but still retain the ...

  • The Savoy Hotel, London - Case Study

    As part of the ambitious £100 million restoration project, new water softening equipment from Kinetico has been installed at the recently re-opened Savoy in London, one of the world’s great, iconic hotels. The Kinetico system will eliminate problems with hard water, helping to maintain the efficiency and performance of building services plant whilst making sure that surfaces and ...

  • Condominium replaces water softener with green Scalewatcher water conditioner

    Angel*Haus Condominium, a condo community in Purgatory’s Durango Mountain Resort, Colorado, has replaced its water softener with the computerized, electronic, water-conditioner Scalewatcher from Scalewatcher North America. By installing Scalewatcher, the condominum has improved the water quality, removed the need to buy and store salt and substantially reduced its water costs. Angelhaus ...

  • Hot lime softener

    Project profile: Alberta Energy DATA: End User: Alberta Energy Location: Alberta Commissioned: May 1999 Units- Phase 1: (2) FDB-78P Oil Removal Filters, (2)FDB-113P Softener Filters Units- Phase 2: (1) FDB-113P Oil Removal Filter, (1) FDB-113P Softener Filter ...


    By Filtra Systems

  • Calcium removal by softening of water affects biofilm formation on PVC, glass and membrane surfaces

    Literature data on the effect of calcium on biofilm structures induced a preliminary study. The effect of calcium removal by water softening (<1.0 mg Ca2+.L−1) under real-world drinking water conditions on biofilm formation was studied in a pilot plant with reverse osmosis (RO) membranes and in a laboratory-scale biofilm production unit (BPU) with plasticized polyvinyl chloride ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Deutsche Bahn, Germany - Deutsche Bahn uses Sialex to help control costs at its Mainz facility - Case Study

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) has employed Sialex-Rings to control “Scale and Corrosion” in the offices water infrastructure, at their facility in Mainz, Germany Since 2007. After several years of escalating maintenance costs associated with dealing with the results of “hard” water, DB considered two options; an expensive “water softener” option or an environmentally ...


    By Phoenix Ring Manufaktur UG

  • CASE STUDY - How Kinetico saves the essence of commercial businesses

    It is no secret that hard water significantly reduces the efficiency and lifetime of a boiler and heating elements. The harder the water the stronger and more immediate the consequences: lime scale all over the heating elements in use of any technology; lack of efficiency, slow down in processes; increased expenses through energy bills and maintenance costs. At Kinetico we help businesses remove ...

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