Water may seem as simple as 2 hydrogen atoms and 1 oxygen atom but depending on where it’s come from, water can contain all sorts of things, both good and bad. There are also a number of ways water can be treated with different processes reducing, removing or sometimes adding elements to tailor water to an exact specification.

Our range of articles below examine various subjects including what’s in our water, how various filtration technologies work and anything else to do with water.

A User Guide to Thread Types

A User Guide to Thread Types

Choosing the right fitting is not just about the size of the fitting, you must also consider the thread type as well. We’ve put together this handy guide covering the most common thread types for plumbing and for water treatment applications.   First, we will…

What Is a Micron Rating?

What Is a Micron Rating?

Whether you’re looking at a domestic water filter or a water filter for foodservice applications, you’ll likely notice that amongst the technical specifications, each filter has a micron rating.

But what does that mean? Learn more about micron ratings and which micron rating is best?

How Hard Is My Water?

How Hard Is My Water?

Check your postcode to see if you have hard water with our water hardness map. Millions of people live in hard water areas, do you? Hard water has a high number of dissolved minerals, predominantly magnesium and calcium.

Water is naturally soft when it falls from the sky and gains its hardness after coming in to contact with the ground.

Why Does My Tap water Taste like Metal?

Why Does My Tap water Taste like Metal?

Does your tap water taste like metal? This could be the feint taste of a chemical added to your water to make it safe or damaged metal pipework leaving remnants in the water. Sometimes, people find their drinking water at home has a bitter, metallic…

The Top 10 Strangest Questions People Searched Google About Water

The Top 10 Strangest Questions People Searched Google About Water

We picked our favourite 10 searches relating to water, want to know if fish drink or where the freshest glass of water comes from? Find out here what people are searching google for and what answers they might find….

Why Does My Tap Water Look Cloudy?

Why Does My Tap Water Look Cloudy?

Cloudy or milky tap water can be a cause of concern in the home, although it is usually not a serious issue. In the UK, water quality is generally high due to the rigorous testing it undergoes, although there can be isolated issues that can…