Is Filtered Water Good For Plants?

First off, we need to define what we mean by “filtered” water. In science, filtered designates a mechanical process whereby undissolved debris like dirt, silt, litter and leaves are screened out of the water. your household strainer for example, is a filter. The item shown at the top of this page is a water filter, it removes debris. So, is it safe to water your plants with filtered water? I…

When Water Technology Costs Jobs!

In 1986 I made a sales call on a Northeastern Ohio plant that made automobile and truck windshields. At this point in time American Auto Manufacturing was booming. I don’t remember the productivity of this particular plant but there were thousands of windshields as far as the eye could see. On conveyor belts, in ovens, in packages being loaded on trucks; windshields, everywhere. In my sales call I detailed how…

Clever Ways To Deal With Hard Water

Hard water is defined as water that contains Calcium and Magnesium. A little bit of hardness is good, too much will cause scale and plug up your fixtures, slow your faucet flow and ruin your hot water tank. The solutions your local water treatment company offers is likely to consist of either whole house reverse osmosis (RO), water softening or the no-salt scale prevention systems now sweeping the nation. RO…