For nearly 100 years, water softeners and chemicals have been perceived as the only way to treat hard water. Unfortunately, these methods have obvious drawbacks. Water softeners replace calcium with salt. They waste water and discharge hazardous brine into our water systems. ScaleBlaster allows calcium to remain in the water, which is beneficial for the human body. Why would you want to remove it?
Water softeners also add a significant amount of salt to the water, so they are not ideal for people on reduced or sodium free diets. And, due to environmental concerns, cities like Santa Clarita & Fillmore, California have banned water softener discharges into the water stream.