Does softening water cause any changes in pH?
In the past, there has been some confusion regarding the effects of water softeners on the alkalinity or acidity of water.
When water is softened by sodium exchange, the pH rises slightly by about 0.2 to 0.3 units. This is because sodium is a stronger alkali than calcium, magnesium or other multivalent ions present in the water and which are replaced by sodium.
If you would like to find out more about water softeners, please book a demonstration for more information.
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