Hard water can have a negative effect on your health. It can cause dry skin, eczema, and other skin conditions. Drinking water from a water softener can help to alleviate these problems. Salt-free water softeners are the best option for those looking to improve their overall health. These systems do not remove the beneficial minerals from your water, which can help to improve your health. In today's blog, NuvoH2O will talk more about softened water and how it is safe to drink.
The Short and Long Answer is Yes
The water that comes out of your water softener is perfectly safe to drink. In fact, it’s actually better for you than hard water. The water from your water softener will not have the high levels of calcium and magnesium that hard water does. This means the water will be less likely to cause dry skin, eczema, and other skin conditions.
The Health Benefits of Soft Water
In addition to being less likely to cause skin problems, soft water has a number of other health benefits. Soft water is less likely to cause mineral buildup in your pipes. This can lead to clogged pipes which, in turn, can create a nasty buildup of other things that you shouldn't be consuming.
What the WHO has to Say
The World Health Organization's (WHO) take on softened water is: “There is not enough evidence to say for certain whether softening water poses any long-term health risks.” That being said, in over 90 years of use, there has never been a single report of any health problems related to using a water softener. Although, if you are mixing baby formula, it is best to avoid using softened drinking water.
It's More Than Being Better for Your Consumption
Having softened water can also be beneficial for your home appliances. Water softeners can help to extend the life of your water-using appliances by preventing mineral buildup. This means that you won’t have to replace your water heater as often, and your washing machine and dishwasher will also last longer.
Install a Water Softener System Today
In conclusion, drinking water from a water softener is perfectly safe and can actually have a number of health benefits. If you have hard water, we recommend that you consider investing in a water softener. NuvoH2O offers a variety of salt-free water softeners that are sure to meet your needs. Contact us to learn more and look for a professional installer near you today!