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 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

  • Greater China Plumbed-In Water Softeners Market Analysis & Forecasts for 2018

    MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The 2013-2018 Outlook for Plumbed-In Water Softeners in Greater China" new market research report to its store. This econometric study covers the latent demand outlook for plumbed-in water softeners across the regions of Greater China, including provinces, autonomous regions (Guangxi, Nei Mongol, Ningxia, Xinjiang, Xizang - Tibet), municipalities (Beijing, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Likely spread of Softener ban will force rethink on hard water treatment methods

    Recent surveys found levels of chlorides well above the normal in a number of rivers and streams in northern US States. This will add pressure to legislators to consider the banning of water softener units in other parts of the US not just California.Fluid Dynamics manufacturer of catalytic scale prevention products Housetron ,Scaletron and Colloid-A-Tron have seen sales surge as the green agenda ...

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Reeep softens financial crisis for renewables and energy efficiency in the developing world

    The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) has provided € 667,500 in seed funding for eight new finance projects to accelerate the clean energy market in the developing world.  Piloting innovative finance methods is one of the Vienna-based NGO’s key priorities in its small-scale project funding, designed to have a wide ripple effect. Microfinance facilities are a way to ...

  • 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, ...

  • Water filter/ water Purifiers in Dubai

    ULTRA TEC Water Treatment LLC, a renowned diversified water treatment company ISO 9001 : 2008 having years’ of excellent products /services experience in the entire U.A.E. We feel immense pleasure in informing you that we have been successfully providing our best quality Products /services to some of the distinguished organizations located all over ...

  • Water treatment chemicals for mining

      processing materials --- repute mine effluent treatment Our barium chloride dihydrate is used in polluted mine water disposal (barium process for sulphate removal), ore dressing for gold purifying, desulfurizing in caustic soda electrolysis, metal heat treatment, tannage processing (tanning), surface finishing, softening agent and purify wastewater ...

  • Water well maintenance important to water quality

    A poorly maintained water well system can lead to poor water quality, so household water well owners should inform themselves of good water well maintenance practices, the National Ground Water Association said today. “Neglecting a water well system’s maintenance can have a direct impact on one’s health, so it’s important to stay on top of a water well system’s ...

  • Compact water purification

    ELGA Process Water has introduced a new compact water treatment system that meets the needs of a wide range of industries. The IonPRO LX Mk 2 produces up to 1000 litres per hour of high purity deionised water for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, medical devices, contact lenses, microelectronics components and other demanding applications. The treated water has ...

  • 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

  • Compact Water Purification

    ELGA Process Water introduces a high purity water treatment system   ELGA Process Water, a Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies company, has introduced a new compact water treatment system that meets the ...


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