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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 (WQRF) initiated the Battelle Study consisting of a series of designed experiments to compare the effects of detergent dose, water hardness, and wash temperature on the stain removal performance of five household laundry detergents by Scientific Services Laboratories located near Middletown,...

The  Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) initiated the Battelle study to test devices fed with softened and unsoftened water under controlled laboratory conditions designed to accelerate the waterside scaling in Storage type (traditional) Gas Water Heaters and quantify the performance efficiency.   This portion of the study...

The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF) initiated the Battelle Study to test devices fed with softened and unsoftened water under controlled laboratory conditions designed to accelerate the waterside scaling in Electric Water   Heaters and quantify the performance efficiency. This portion of the study was conducted...

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...