The Salt Contamination Blog

An Eco-friendly Industrial Salt Brine Management Solution

An Eco-friendly Industrial Salt Brine Management Solution

In recent years, the topic of salt brine and how it affects the environment has become increasingly important to water treatment experts and environmentalists alike. Where does excess salt come from and why is it such a problem? We’ll take a look at the answers to...

Groundwater Protection Starts With YOU!

Groundwater Protection Starts With YOU!

Part of our responsibility while living on this planet involves taking care of the resources we’ve been given. That includes groundwater protection, preserving a valuable resource we couldn’t live without. In fact, it’s so important that there’s a whole week dedicated...

How Does Too Much Salt Affect the Environment?

How Does Too Much Salt Affect the Environment?

Salt is a useful compound, there’s no doubt about that. Without it, food would taste pretty bland and the oceans would certainly be different than they are today. Too much salt in the wrong place, however, can have devastating effects on the environment and cost a lot...

5 Common Sources of Groundwater Contamination

5 Common Sources of Groundwater Contamination

Have you ever thought about where your water comes from and what goes into it? It’s so easy to turn on the tap and see water flow, but we often forget how it gets there. Since the majority of the U.S. population relies on groundwater for everyday water use, it doesn’t...

Are Water Softeners Bad For Septic Systems?

Are Water Softeners Bad For Septic Systems?

Many consumers ask the question, “are water softeners bad for septic systems?” … not knowing that this is actually a controversial question. While some sources say that they are, others claim they are not. Ultimately, once you have the right information, you can...

Improve the Environmental Impact of Water Softeners

Improve the Environmental Impact of Water Softeners

Water softeners provide so many benefits to your customers, but you should also know that many systems produce a lot of salt pollution in the environment. In fact, the environmental impact of water softeners is putting them in a rather negative light. Many communities...

Pros and Cons of Salt-Based Water Softeners

Pros and Cons of Salt-Based Water Softeners

Choosing to invest in a home water softener is a smart decision if you live in an area that is known for hard water. And, for California residents, that includes the majority of the population! Not all residential or commercial water softeners are created equal,...