News & Information from Rayne of North County’s Water Treatment Blog

Tips to Remove and Prevent Mineral Build-Up

Tips to Remove and Prevent Mineral Build-Up

Mineral build-up on your faucets and showerheads isn’t just icky looking. It also reduces the efficiency of water pipes and appliances.  Mineral build-up is often a sign of hard water.  Water is considered “hard” if it has a high concentration of dissolved minerals...

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Reopening Schools Safely Includes Safe Water

Reopening Schools Safely Includes Safe Water

As schools around the nation, and even the world, open up or run with hybrid groups, drinking water safety and other preparations are at the top of the priority list. Reopening schools safely includes ensuring children who are returning back to in-person learning have...

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Which Water Softener Salt Is Best?

Which Water Softener Salt Is Best?

Surprisingly, water is not just simply water! There’s hard and soft water and water quality varies by region and even by household. If you notice water marks, ugly stains, or soap residue on your bathtubs, showers, fixtures, and sinks, you have hard water to thank for...

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Is Your Household Water Usage Above Average?

Is Your Household Water Usage Above Average?

In the United States, we are fortunate to have plenty of water, at least in most parts of the country. Yes, there are definitely drought-stricken areas that have to be especially careful with water usage. But, as a whole, Americans enjoy water in adequate supply....

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Lead Poisoning Is Still a National Concern

Lead Poisoning Is Still a National Concern

Once in a while, you hear about a community dealing with the devastating effects of lead poisoning or lead in drinking water. But, the truth is, there are many more communities at risk than we are aware of and more needs to be done. This is exactly the mission of...

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Water Softener Shopping Made Easy

Water Softener Shopping Made Easy

Water softener shopping should be a simple task. You already know that you’re sick and tired of the effects of hard water and want the benefits that a water softener offers. So, you just have to pick out the one you want and have it installed, right? Not so fast....

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Water Filtration Systems Through the Years

Water Filtration Systems Through the Years

Water is very crucial to our health and sustainability and has been throughout both ancient and modern civilizations. In fact, nearly all settlements have begun centered around sources of water. These water sources have typically needed some sort of purification...

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Why Is Hard Water On Skin a Problem?

Why Is Hard Water On Skin a Problem?

The effects of hard water on skin can be troublesome. In fact, Americans spend millions of dollars every year on cleansers and creams, hoping to improve the look and feel of their skin. Instead of spending lots of money on skincare products, what if we told you that...

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Happy National Water Quality Month!

Happy National Water Quality Month!

August commemorates National Water Quality Month, a time to reflect on the quality of your drinking water. It’s also a great time to consider the steps we need to take to ensure that all tap water is clean and pure. When was the last time you actually read your city’s...

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