WQA Certified: The importance of using a certified company

Truckee Meadows Water Systems is proud to be a member of the Water Quality Association for 18 years running. We currently have 2 certified water specialists and 3 certified installers.  We are the only company in the area that takes every one of its employees to the WQA convention for 2 days of seminars and…

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World’s Most Efficient Drinking Water Filter

The Linx 160 EDI (electrodeionization) drinking water unit is simply the best overall drinking water system on the market.  There is literally nothing else like it on the market.  Here are a few reasons it is a cut above the rest: 1. Efficiency The Linx uses a completely different technology than any other unit.  There…

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WHY YOU CAN STILL GET SPOTTING WITH A WATER SOFTENER

WHY YOU CAN STILL GET SPOTTING WITH A WATER SOFTENER Here’s a confusing question we get from people every now and then … They’ve got a water softener to help remove the minerals that cause soap scum, scale buildup, and other hard water problems, but they’re still seeing spotting on things like their dishes, faucets,…

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What’s causing your water problems?

Check out this awesome infographic that tells you what is likely the cause of your water symptoms. I’d say these water issues cover about 90% of what we see every day in Reno, Dayton, Fernley, Fallon, Sparks, Carson City, Minden, and Gardnerville. Once we’ve figured out what the water issue is, CLICK HERE to get…

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What you need to know about ARSENIC in Northern Nevada well water

Northern Nevada’s well water has The Highest arsenic levels in the continental US. Even the Reno municipal water supplier has to “blend” its well water with water from the Truckee River to dilute the arsenic amount so it can reach EPA standards. According to the USGS to, 56% percent of our 29,946 wells are known…

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Well shock, tank & pipe sanitizing

Some people don’t know it, but part of water treatment involves sanitizing the piping, water tanks, and well.  Often times putting a filter system on isn’t enough due to what’s already in the pipes.  A sanitizing or ‘shock’ of all of the things that the water touches can allow the customer to start off with…

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Verdi, NV Water Solution

Another open and shut well water case in Verdi, NV which is just west of Reno.  Most residents in Verdi are on a private well and have some combination of iron, arsenic, manganese, hardness, or odor issues. It always makes me smile when a customer presents a water report expecting to dedicate a wall of…

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TOP 5 Reasons Why Northern Nevada Tap Water is Unhealthy:

1) ARSENIC We simply can’t sugarcoat it. It’s the secret that no one likes to talk about, but Northern Nevada has the highest arsenic levels in the continental U.S. (The EPA limit is 10 parts per billion (ppb).  Our private wells average 56 ppb -doubling second place Montana at 25 ppb.) .  There is no…

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The true cost of hard water

Many know hard water to be an annoyance that leaves scale buildup all over surfaces, and leaves skin feeling dry and itchy.  The constant application of lotion and use of conditioners and other hair products is annoying. Not to mention the constant cleanup required for showers and fixtures.  Even with all of this, many still…

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