salt-free water softening News

  • Ban on water softeners could spread

    In November 2008 residents of Santa Clarita County in California voted, by a majority of two to one, to ban the use of all water softeners from first of January 2009. This has meant that more than 3,500 residential softeners will no longer be allowed to be used and must be removed by June of this year. The authorities have offered compensation to water softener owners. The aim is to stop the ...

  • Softener contribution to salinity examined

    The city of Woodland in California is naming water softeners as one source of salinity in its wastewater stream, has launched a survey to identify other sources of salinity making their way into the community’s wastewater, according to a recent post on the city of Woodland’s Web site.In discussing the salinity minimization project, the city noted its hard water, adding, “Unfortunately, the ...

  • Water softener ban moves a step closer

    In April 2009 Fluid Dynamics forecast that the ban on water softeners already introduced by Santa Clarita County in California could spread. Last week, on September 10th 2009, a new bill was passed by the California legislature that gives local agencies the power to regulate residential self regenerating water softeners including the power to require the removal of previously installed water ...

  • Culligan’s® New HE Water Softener Cuts Water, Salt and Energy Usage up to 46 Percent1

    Water is one of the most overlooked utilities in our homes, and new research by the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) shows that highly efficient water use could be one of our greatest money and energy saving measures. The WQRF study – “Evaluation of Relative Effects of Hardness, Detergent Dose and Temperature to Evaluate Stain Removal ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • Culligan`s New High Efficiency Softener Series Cuts Water, Salt and Energy Usage by up to 46 Percent

     Culligan, Europe's leading provider of advanced water treatment solutions, has introduced an innovative High Efficiency (HE) Softener Series for commercial water treatment. The Culligan® HE Softener Series can dramatically reduce a company's water use and, therefore, its operational costs. The system offers a range of advanced features and options to meet a customer's particular ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • US Hotel Suites Eliminate the need for traditional Water Softeners

    The owners of a new 82 room facility were looking for an alternative to the conventional methods that they had been using to prevent scale build up at their other hotels. For example, at a similar sized property $300 to $400 / month was being spent on salt for an ion exchange water softener. This Candlewood Suites has three water heaters and it was specifically water heaters that had caused the ...

  • Culligan Introduces High Efficiency Water Softener for Commercial Use

    Culligan, a leading global innovator of advanced filtration and water softening solutions for more than 70 years, unveiled its innovative High Efficiency (HE) Water Softener as part of its ...


    By Culligan Matrix Solutions

  • Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District Enforcing Ban on Illegal Automatic Water Softeners

    Today, the Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District mailed approximately 2,500 letters to residents suspected of having illegal automatic water softeners. This targeted mailing is part of an enforcement program by the District to rid the community of banned automatic water softeners and to decrease the cost to the community of complying with State mandates through the Regional Water Quality ...

  • Eco-Tec announces RecoPur super softening technology — a produced water treatment breakthrough - technical bulletin

    When treating very difficult water containing high total dissolved solids (TDS) and hardness, the patent-pending RecoPur® Super Softening Te c hnology is capable of producing very low hardness water (less than 0.1 ppm as CaCO3) using brine-only regeneration. Heavy oil production using thermal techniques (such as steam flooding, cyclic steam, SAGD, etc.) is growing in many parts of the world. ...


    By Eco-Tec Inc.

  • Calfornia softener ban may extend.. Good news for non-chemical treatment companies

    UK Based Flud Dynamics international has just won an order for 1,000 of its "Housetron"  non-chemical hard water  scale prevention units for supplying to  Megatech Enercom in India. These Housetron units prevent scaling caused by hard water in private homes. "The green wave is moving right across the world " said Robert Spencer President of Fluid  Dynamics International. With ...

  • Major study suggests efficiently run softeners do not hurt septic tank performance

    Water softeners set with appropriate salt efficiency do not harm septic systems and may actually help them, according to a new study released today at WQA Aquatech USA. The Water Quality Research Foundation commissioned Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to conduct independent and scientific testing on the issue in 2012.  The result is an official report, ...

  • New Educational Brochure on Zero Liquid Discharge, Chloride-Free Water Treatment System Now Available from Procorp

    MILWAUKEE, WI – Procorp Enterprises LLC has available a new brochure focusing on targeted mineral extraction pellet reactor systems that provide affordable zero liquid discharge, chloride-free water treatment. This free brochure educates the reader on sustainable water treatment using field-proven pellet reactor technology – a powerful and cost-effective solution for stand-alone softening, and ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • Procorp’s new pellet reactor system delivers cost effective, zero discharge and chloride free water treatment

    Procorp Enterprises LLC introduces a targeted mineral extraction pellet reactor system for industrial and municipal water treatment facilities. This modular, turn-key solution provides simple, sustainable water treatment by safely and quickly extracting high purity minerals into a recycle bin before they become a plumbing problem.“Pellet extraction is simply the most sustainable technology for ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • Sustainable water disinfection

    Based on technology that has been around for decades, onsite generation of chlorine and other oxidant species is achieved by applying an electrical current to a solution of food-grade salt and water. While onsite generators (OSGs) also are used industrially and commercially to provide disinfection for swimming pools, cooling towers and sanitation for clean-in-place operations, the largest ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • Eliminating the need for Chemicals for Water treatment

    UK Based Fluid Dynamics announces that   a totally CHEMICAL FREE  totally GREEN water treatment system is s now possible. Since 1973 Fluid Dynamics has been manufacturing non chemical water treatment systems Eliminating the addition of harmful salt in water softeners  and  chemicals so dangerous that they can only be handled wearing protective clothing . Eliminating the ...

  • Hydrus™ is first commercial water treatment valve

    Kinetico Incorporated, the industry leader in countercurrent ion exchange technology, announces its water softening systems using the 2-inch Hydrus commercial valve were awarded the WQA Gold Seal. All six water softening systems passed the stringent requirements of the NSF/ANSI 44 standard for “Residential Cation Exchange Water Softeners.” These Hydrus systems are the first commercial systems ...


    By Kinetico Incorporated

  • New Water System is Hot Stuff

    ELGA Process Water, subsidiary of Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies, introduces Thermapure™, the next generation heat sanitisable reverse osmosis (RO) unit for endoscopy applications. The compact system is an extension of ELGA Process Water’s range of heat sanitisable RO systems which meet the latest decontamination guidelines for endoscopy.   The Thermapure™ has ...


  • Closing the water cycle: new wastewater treatments are tested

    Industries, such as paper production, require large amounts of water which can drain vital supplies of fresh drinking water. Researchers working towards the ultimate goal of ‘closing the cycle’ by reusing industrial water onsite have now identified innovative new treatments for wastewater from a paper mill. Good management of water resources is an essential part of European ...

  • Fluid Dynamics Housetron hard water scale preventer chosen as water treatment for Florida High Performance "green" house project

    The Florida high performance green house project based in Cape Coral Florida has chosen Fluid Dynamics Housetron as the water treatment unit for their high performance "Green" house. Scale formation caused by hard water occurs in  pipes and in hot water boilers and  causes increased energy usage. Traditional methods of preventing scaling are water softeners but they discharge harmful ...

  • Smarten up your Boiler Water

    If you operate a steam boiler, are you aware of how much money your blowdown is costing you? ELGA Process Water, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, is pleased to announce the launch of rEcoSMART, a customised solution to optimise your boiler and help you answer that question.   Blowdown consists of water, conditioning chemicals and heat energy, all of which you have paid ...


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