Hard water is full of dissolved minerals in the water, typically calcium and magnesium. A water softener uses an ion exchanger to remove them and replace them with sodium ions. 382 more words
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ABC News | 7:30 Isabella Higgins, Bridget Brennan, Emily Napangarti Butcher 19 June 2018
Some of Australia’s poorest communities have been drinking water high in uranium, and residents have accused governments of ignoring the problem. 66 more words
Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is rolling out new protocol for testing your drinking water.
The new regulations come after an algae bloom that happened in Salem. 24 more words
Salem officials sought to reassure people on Sunday the city’s water is safe to drink. They announced the latest test results show toxins are below the level that would trigger a federal advisory. 47 more words
Douglas County’s main waterways are on a preliminary list created by the Oregon Health Authority that highlights toxic algae-prone water systems within the state.
Nearly 40 percent of the 41 water systems listed by the state agency are in the county. 38 more words
State officials and lawmakers this week began taking steps to make the testing of drinking water a statewide priority in response to Salem’s drinking water advisory and the possibility of more toxic algae blooms emerging across Oregon. 49 more words
June 18, 1940: E.B. Bain Water Treatment Plant dedicated.“Back in 1938, Raleigh[, North Carolina] was faced with a choice: reduce the growing demand for water by cutting off the supply to unincorporated areas; do nothing until demand outstripped supply; or build a new plant with federal Public Works Administration funding. 203 more words