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water softener

1. any substance that lessens the hardness of water, usually by precipitating or absorbing calcium and magnesium ions
2. a tank, apparatus, or chemical plant that is used to filter or treat water to remove chemicals that cause hardness

water softener

An apparatus which chemically removes the calcium and magnesium salts from a water supply, usually by ion exchange. Also see zeolite.
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Plans for the 156-hectare site inChobham, which bordersWoking, include space for shops, a primary school, offices, community buildings, a hotel, open space, infrastructure including a helipad and a new state-of the-art manufacturing facility for Harvey Water Softeners.
The Hague water softener features an innovative multi-compartment, compact tank design and is sold through both retailer and water quality dealer channels under the Hague, WaterBoss, and WaterMax brands.
Culligan has designed an elegant two-phase interface to leverage the IoT data generated by their connected water softeners: a mobile app for end customers and a web-based portal for dealers, said David Friedman, CEO and co- founder of Ayla Networks.
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The claim is that scale buildup inside machines shortens lifespan, and the addition of a water softener to each load of laundry can keep the machines from a premature death.
But the trial showed no objective difference in outcomes between the children whose homes were fitted with water softeners and those without.
The families have the water softener for 12 weeks, then it is taken away for another four to see if there is any change.
Natural Life's Publisher, who has been a plumber for 40 years, explains that in water softeners, the salt is used to exchange ions, through an intermediary mixture called zeolite, with the calcium and magnesium, which make the water hard.
Another quality feature of a water softener is an automatic bypass.
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