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Common Water Issues in Rockford

Solutions For Your Water Quality Problems

Rockford's water supply comes entirely from groundwater. Municipal water is drawn from aquifers using 40 sandstone wells, which range from 100 to 1,600 feet deep, at 28 locations throughout the city. In 1989 and 1991, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found irregular amounts of heavy contaminants in some of the wells as a result of improper waste disposal by local industries, which resulted in the implementation of a more rigorous treatment process for Rockford's drinking water supply.

Hard, Poor-Quality Water

Hard and poor-quality water, which is the result of minerals — such as ammonia, iron, and calcium — being added during the filtration process, can result in a multitude of headaches around the home. Some results of cleaning and bathing with hard water include:

  • Clogged appliances that lead to water-flow issues
  • Prematurely aged clothing and linens that are harsh to the touch
  • Low-performing appliances due to sediment buildup
  • Itchy, dry skin

Lime or White Scale Buildup

Limescale is a hard, chalky buildup that is the direct result of mineral deposits present in hard water. Unsightly and difficult to clean, limescale is responsible for:

  • White scale rings around bathtubs and sinks
  • Sediment and scum buildup on bathroom and kitchen appliances
  • Higher utility bills due to accumulated buildup in cooling and heating units

Spotty, Cloudy Glassware

A product of hard water, spotty and cloudy residue on glassware can be embarrassing and a pain to clean. Running hard water through the dishwasher can leave behind:

  • White spots on glasses and silverware
  • Easy-to-spot fingerprints on freshly cleaned glasses
  • Visibly cloudy residue

Whatever the cause of your water issues, Culligan has a filtration solution that will work to eliminate your water problems immediately. The best way to discover what is causing your water problems, as well as the solution, is to get a free Culligan water test.

Tips From the Culligan Water Expert

During cold winter months, open cupboard doors under kitchen and bathroom sinks to let the air in your living space warm pipes and prevent them from bursting.

Did You Know

Studies show drinking water that is highly chlorinated is toxic to human intestinal bacteria and can lower your immune system.


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