What Is Hard Water?
Hard Water is water that has a high mineral content.
Hard water forms when water flows over or permeates through soil and rocks. The water absorbs dissolved minerals like calcium, magnesium, and iron holding them in solution. The degree of water hardness is determined by the concentration of these dissolved minerals. The higher the mineral concentration the harder the water and the greater the problem.
Hard water doesn’t discriminate. No matter the industry, if you’re using hard water and you don’t do something about it, your investment in infrastructure and capital equipment will fail prematurely costing you loss of production, downtime, parts, and labour.
Typical hard water problems include but are not limited to;