The Master Water Ultraviolet Disinfection MWC-E Series

Ultraviolet disinfection is a proven and highly efficient method for water purification without the use of chemical additives.  The benefits of ultraviolet light as a disinfectant and germicide has long been recognized as a great chemical free option Read more

Water Treatment Filtration Media

Whether it is for chlorine removal, iron and manganese oxidation, or pH correction and acid neutralization there are dozens of different media for all types of filtration.  In this post, we will explore the different types of media and minerals used Read more


History of Sulfate Use Sulfate  is a naturally occurring compound consisting of a single sulfur ion and four oxygen ions (SO4). Sulfate is a very common compound found in nearly all water wells, and enters water through the dissolution of the Read more


History of Lead Use Over the last decade, the rise and prevalence of lead contamination events in the United States has risen dramatically.  One of the main reasons is that public water systems rely on lead service lines installed nearly a century Read more

Brining and Regeneration: Part II

This is the second part in a feature series aimed at exploring brine and its role in ion exchange processes.  In this second portion, we will take a look at cation exchange operating capacities, capacity vs. salt, and high efficiency systems. Over Read more

WOW RO- Adding Additional Storage When More Water Is Needed

When More Water is Needed   There are many reasons why additional storage is required. If the system is installed in houses with larger families, cooking needs alone may warrant more storage. If the family fills their water bottles Read more


History of Arsenic Use Arsenic is a naturally occurring element found in bedrock formations throughout the United States, but most commonly in the West, Midwest and Northeast regions.  Arsenic in groundwater supplies is a result of the dissolution Read more

WQA’s National Study of Consumer’s Opinions & Perceptions Regarding Water Quality

The Water Quality Association recently released their annual consumer opinions and perceptions study for 2019.  This report, conducted in January of 2019, represents the findings of a national online survey of 1,405 adults over the age of 18 that are Read more

Brining and Regeneration: Part I

This is the first part in a feature series aimed at exploring brine and its role in ion exchange processes.  In this first portion, we will take a look at the general concepts of brine makeup, including brine concentrations and its role in exchange Read more

The Kinetics and Aesthetics of Soft Water

One of the most common questions asked by homeowners about water softeners is why softened water feels the way it does.  The term soft water refers to water that is stripped of the hard water or scale forming ions like calcium and magnesium.  In Read more