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Major Study Suggests Efficiently Run Softeners Do Not Hurt Septic Tank Performance

WQA and NOWRA have collaborated to update the "Guidance for the Use of Water Softening and Onsite Wastewater Treatment Equipment" to include recommendations for use of water softeners with higher salt efficiencies, which this study indicates will minimize potential impacts on septic tank performance.

The Water Quality Association, a non-profit organization that seeks to uphold high standards in the water treatment industry, has committed to education programs to help disseminate sound practices for those with softeners and septics.  The association provides information through its professional training and certification programs and other venues.

The Water Quality Research Foundation (WQRF), formerly The Water Quality Research Council (WQRC), was formed in 1949 to serve as a universally recognized, independent research organization.  WQRF has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars to commission credible third-party testing to offer hard data to consumers, those in the industry and policymakers.

For more information, contact Dave Loveday at dloveday@wqa.org or 630 505 0160 (office) or 630 947 5955 (cell).

SOURCE Water Quality Association

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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