Industries and businesses often use water softeners to reduce water hardness. A reduction in salt usage from these facilities both saves money and helps keep Minnesota's water safe for aquatic species.
Industrial water softening fact sheets:
GE Handbook of Industrial Wastewater Treatment Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine contains many articles about water softening and treatment practices.
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