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Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to the U.S. Water FAQ page! Here you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions about water quality, filtration, and purification systems, helping you make informed decisions about your water needs. Discover tips on addressing tap water odors, managing hard water, and ensuring your drinking water is safe and clean.

Whether you’re curious about reverse osmosis, water softeners, or well water maintenance, we’ve got you covered. Explore our FAQ section to find reliable information on all things water in the U.S. and how U.S. Water can support your home and business.

Hard Water / Water Softening

Common signs of hard water include limescale buildup on faucets and appliances, dry or itchy skin after showering, and spots on dishes or glassware.

Hard water can cause scale buildup in appliances like water heaters and dishwashers, leading to reduced efficiency and lifespan. It can also clog pipes and decrease water flow.

Yes, hard water can affect the taste and quality of drinking water by imparting a mineral taste or odor. It may also interfere with the flavor of beverages made with water, such as coffee or tea.

While water softeners can remove certain minerals and impurities that affect water hardness, they are not designed to remove toxins or contaminants like bacteria, viruses, heavy metals, or chemicals. Additional filtration or purification may be necessary for drinking water safety.