Elevated Levels of Arsenic and Other Metals Found in Nevada’s Private Wells

Study shows that many household wells need better drinking water treatment and monitoring   Outside of Nevada’s bustling cities, private wells are the primary source of drinking water, serving 182,000 people. Yet some of the tested private wells in Nevada are contaminated with levels of heavy metals that exceed federal, state or health-based guidelines, a new…

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PFOS/PFAS in Water: All You Need to Know

Over the years, experts have discovered several chemicals and elements in drinking water that are not healthy for humans. Unfortunately, the majority of these substances are man-made, and they include PFAS or PFOS. As researchers study the effects of these substances, their results show that PFAS can be toxic for humans. In the long-term, they…

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Removing PFOA or PFOS from water in Northern Nevada

  We first learned about Teflon in our drinking water in 1999 from the YouTube documentary: “The Devil We Know “ and then again from the movie: “Dark Waters” based on a true story about  Dupont Chemicals’ contamination of Parkersburg,W.VA. These contaminants have been found to have adverse health effects at very low levels. Therefore,…

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Calcium Buildup in Toilet: Why Does It Happen and How Can It Be Removed?

  Hard water contains high amounts of dissolved minerals, including calcium and magnesium. As water flows through your pipes, some of those calcium and magnesium minerals get left behind. Over time, those minerals can build up, causing unsightly stains and scaling. One of the most obvious signs of hard water buildup is in the toilet. You might…

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What’s Involved With Owning a Private Well?

Maintenance for owning a private well  It would have been normal to send Jack and Jill over the hill to fetch a pail of water in the early morning hours of 1850, but things are much different today! Can you imagine life without modern-day plumbing or homes without even a single bathroom? Back in the…

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How much is Hard Water Costing You?

At Pure Water Systems of Nevada, on a daily basis, we are installing water conditioning equipment to protect our clients’ homes and health. We witness a lot of ruined appliances from hard water and iron stains. Through research and statistics, we compiled an actual cost-saving chart that shows the average homeowner will save $ 4,538…

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Are You Pouring Money Down The Drain?  

Not having some type of water purification is costing you money Hard water contains minerals similar to that of concrete, creating scale buildup in appliances and fixtures. Flexible O-rings become rigid and water lines become blocked. Underperforming appliances that don’t really clean right, like dishwashers and washing machines, can create much larger bills than they…

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How and Why is HARD Water Costing you Big in Northern Nevada!   

Everyone in Northern Nevada knows they should probably have some type of water purification installed. Did you know that not having one is costing you money?    Reason # 1 Scale Buildup In Northern Nevada, Hard water scale buildup slowly covers everything it touches. Hard water has the same ingredients found in concrete.  This hardness…

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