This article looks at the potential health effects of drinking softened water. It explains how water softeners work, where they are used and considers some of the potential health concerns, highlighting a number of specific circumstances where softened water should be avoided. It concludes with some practical advice for those in hard water areas.
Optimising boiler efficiency using tried and tested water treatment techniques can deliver significant benefits to organisations and operators of industrial steam boiler installations. This expert guide has been prepared by the specialists at Water Treatment Services and looks at how improvements to water quality can benefit boiler plant safety, heat transfer and combustion efficiencies.