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Salty Water

Does your water taste salty? If you don’t live near the ocean or a salt mine and you’re wondering how the heck salt got in your water you should know that in most cases what you’re tasting is Chloride. Chloride can make its way into your water source several different ways such as, agricultural runoff, wastewater from industries, natural deposits, and road salting. But my guess is that you care less about where it comes from and more about how to get it out of your water. You’ll need a reverse osmosis filtration system. RO is the most effective water filtration system and is the only system capable of desalinating water for drinking.

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Posted by Roxanne on March 9, 2006 3:00 PM |


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Have recently put in a new well. Upon having the water tested I found out that our water passed all state/federal standards, but the salt content though exceptable is on the high end of exceptable, 39.0. I was wondering if you know if the Brita system in the kitchen faucet would be effective to filter out some of this salt. We do not taste it, but recently I have been diagnosed with high blood pressure and am trying to eliminate as much as I can of the salt that I injest.
Any help in this area would be appreciated.
thank-you, Robin

We have a water softener and until yesterday, we had no problems.
Today, however we poured some water...which we also run through a Pur filtering system, and it tasted like salt water.
Is this an indication of a problem with our water softener? It's only about 2-3 years old.

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