Daily Archives: November 2, 2015


All about Hard Water

What is ‘Hard Water’? Hard water is water that contains a high level of minerals. This is caused by water being filtered through underground deposits such as limestone and chalk. As the water travels through these deposits, it picks up minerals such as calcium and magnesium. These dissolved minerals are what make water ‘hard’.     Hard Water Effects Hard water has been known to cause issues in the home and some people wonder if it can cause health issues. Health Hard water is not currently known to cause any health issues. The World Health Organization (WHO) along with other research facilities have done tests to those regards. They have determined that not only is it safe to drink, but drinking hard water can contribute to your daily needs of calcium and magnesium. Water in general though, can contain other harmful things such as bacteria. Home Hard water may not affect […]