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The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) initiated a study which was conducted by the Battelle Institute to test devices fed with softened and unsoftened water under controlled laboratory conditions designed to accelerate the waterside scaling in water heaters, dishwashers, washing machines and other water using...

The Water Quality Research Foundation initiated the Battelle Study to test devices fed with softened vs unsoftened water under controlled laboratory conditions designed to accelerate the waterside scaling in dishwashers and quantify the performance efficiency.   This study was conducted to investigate the interaction of detergent dose...

One of the many benefits of water softeners is that they save families money due to making your home more efficient but by how much?   Recently the Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) and the Battelle Memorial Institute studied the effect of hard water vs...

The Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not for profit Illinois-based trade association representing the residential, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment industry. It has more than 2,500 members consisting of both manufacturers as well as dealers/distributors of water treatment equipment.  For the industry...