Whole house water filtration- stoughton, mass.

Whole house water filtration systems for Stoughton, MA

WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTRATION SYSTEMS FOR STOUGHTON, MASS

There are various types and sizes of whole house water filtration systems available to address potential water quality issues experienced in Stoughton, Massachusetts town water or well water. Selecting the ones that address the water quality issues that have been identified and that you are concerned with is the task at hand.  Not only is matching the right technology important, but also sizing the system to meet the water usage demands of your home is very important.  Last, but not least, a professionally plumbed system is also critical as well as maintenance of the system throughout the years to optimize the useful life and proper functioning of your new equipment.

While symptoms of water quality issues such as bad odors & taste, staining of laundry, bathroom fixtures, etc. are indicators of problems, the preferred starting point is to get a water test to identify the minerals or contaminants in the water and at what quantity they exist.  This will lead to an effective system recommendation and route to providing your home with excellent water quality.  While certain minerals & contaminants can be tested on-site (iron, hardness, pH, total dissolved solids, chlorine level), health threat items like radon in water, arsenic in water, nitrates and others should be properly sampled and brought to a certified laboratory for testing that requires specialized equipment.

WATER SOFTENER SYSTEMS

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WHOLE HOUSE WATER SOFTENER SYSTEM

A water softener is a type of whole house water filtration system that is designed for removing hard water minerals (magnesium & calcium) as well as dissolved iron and manganese from the water.  For water with high levels of iron or manganese (“the stainers”), an “up-flow” water softener is recommended to prevent mineral build-up in the bottom of the water softener.  Also, high efficiency water softeners that are more efficient with both water and salt usage are preferred.   If the main concern is chlorine levels, bad taste & odor, a system which looks similar to a water softener but contains activated carbon media inside will address this problem and improve water throughout the home.

BAD ODORS & TASTES

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In addition to the above system described, there are many other types of systems to remove bad tastes & odors, sediment and many other objectionable minerals and contaminants in the water.  Starting with a water test will dictate the right approach. For more detailed information on bad odors and tastes in your water, see the link at: http://h2ocare.com/bad-odor-taste-water.

WATER FILTRATION FOR HEALTH RISK CONTAMINANTS

Other potential health threat contaminants found in New England well water include Radon and Arsenic.  A water softener will not remove these health threat contaminants. Radon in water is safely removed with an aeration system that agitates the incoming well water, releasing the gas from the water in a sealed chamber. This gas is then safely vented to the outside ambient air (see photo below).

Whole house water filtration for radon in water removal in Stoughton

WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTRATION FOR RADON

Arsenic in water can be removed at the point of entry into the home by installing tanks filled with arsenic specific resin that captures the arsenic before it can get into the home’s water supply.  Point of use systems for drinking water can use reverse osmosis technology to effectively remove arsenic as well. Speak to a water treatment professional to decide which system is right for you.

Whole house water filtration to remove arsenic in water in Stoughton, Massachusetts

WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTRATION FOR ARSENIC

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H2O Care is an established Massachusetts based, full service water filtration and testing organization originally formed in 1989 with offices in Hudson & Middleton, MA.  See our written and published articles on common regional water problems in Water Technology Magazine by going to our website, www.h2ocare.com and going to the publications photo on the home page or the tab at the top of the home page.  Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 800-539-1100.
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