Clean water is an important resource. We often take it for granted because it comes out so easily out of the tap. However, there is usually more in untreated water than we want, which is why a water treatment facility in a community is essential. For home use, however, you need different types of water treatment systems for specific problems. The clarifier part always has an important role.
The type of treatment system you choose will depend on the water problem you have. The most common problem is hard water, which has too much calcium and magnesium. It could be clogging up the pipes, damaging water heaters, and other household equipment. Other reasons for water treatment is to improve the smell and taste of drinking water, and to prevent discoloration of clothes and surfaces.
Water treatment systems
There are many types of water treatment to improve the water quality for the home. The main purpose of water treatment systems is to remove sediments and minerals that may be harmful.
The most popular include:
- Carbon filtration
- Ion exchange
- Reverse osmosis
The role of the clarifier
Each of these systems will always have a clarifier component. The clarifier is usually at the first stage of treatment, where it collects large bits of stuff you want to remove before it gets to the actual filter or treatment stage. By removing the worst of the problem, the clarifier part helps keep the filter working in top form.
Water treatment starts in the industrial facility in the community, but it does not end there. You can make sure your water is safe with the right treatment system in place. Clean water at home is necessary to keep your household safe.