Tag: hard water

Are you aware that every household in the United States has elevated levels of chloroform in the air due to chlorine released from showering water? Yes, you read it right. Household tap water often contains at least as much, if not more, chlorine than is recommended for use in swimming pools. Showerhead filters, why do […]

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Chlorine is a crucial part of water treatment. Small amounts of chlorine are added to public water sources and treatment plants in order to eliminate traces of bacteria, viruses, and parasites in water as it travels to its point of use. It is effective in killing pathogens in the water, but the properties of chlorine that […]

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Hard water means build up in kettles, residue in your shower and lime-scale everywhere else. It can also affect your skin! One effect of hard water on skin, is that it leaves minerals hanging around, which because your body isn’t used to them, can give you an almighty itch!

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