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soft wa·ter

water lacking those ions, such as Mg2+ and Ca2+, that form insoluble salts with fatty acids, so that ordinary soap will lather easily in it.

soft water

Etymology: AS, softe + waeter
water that does not contain salts of calcium or magnesium, which precipitate soap solutions.

soft wa·ter

(sawft wawtĕr)
Water lacking ions that form insoluble salts with fatty acids, so that ordinary soap will lather easily in it.

soft water,

n water that does not contain salts of calcium or magnesium, which precipitate soap solutions.
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McLaughlin and Bonzongo (2012) reported that natural waters with high dissolved organic carbon and low ionic strength, such as very soft water, are not comparable with their synthetic counterparts in toxicity testing.
This is an ideal advanced water treatment system that can turn hard tap water into soft water.
Like the Slayton study, the Ingham County database found that this naturally soft water does not appear to be connected to some source of brine or saltwater because it also is low in chloride [6].
Table Water Quality Association Hardness Classification Chart Term Grains/Gallon Soft Water Less than 1.
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The WQRF study - "Evaluation of Relative Effects of Hardness, Detergent Dose and Temperature to Evaluate Stain Removal Efficacy and/or Use of Less Laundry Detergent at Lower Water Temperatures"- found that soft water can reduce detergent use by as much as 50 percent and heating costs by up to 24 percent.
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Two tenders for the conducting the required (a) electromechanical works pertaining to the filling of tank trucks with soft water, also (b) revamping and raising efficiency of the marina of the sea water intake serving the water desalination station in Shalateen.
They are in good company as Kinetico water systems are engineered to provide homes and businesses with a continuous supply of clean soft water with all of the benefits of better water.
Tap water comes from two main sources; hard water tends to be surface water from la kbirminghammail_20130502_026_null_01_null es streams and rivers while soft water comes four-rating enough to While the held under conditions, selected samples the country were and tasted.
With a brew specially designed to complement the soft water here in Wales, Welsh Brew has been a family favourite for 20 years and its recognisable bilingual packaging can be found in many Welsh larders.