Water Softeners under the spotlight – Take a soft approach to fight hard water
Approximately 60% of the UK homes and businesses are based in areas with hard water – where the mains water contains at least 500ppm of minerals such as calcium and magnesium. While 500ppm is the level at which water is classified as hard. Much of the UK.s water supply contains levels far higher than this. Tatbury in Staffordshire has measured at 715ppm, Kingston near Milton Keynes has water at 600ppm and Middlesborough and Leamington spa both have mains water at 543ppm.