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Water Treatment & Filtration Services

Safe drinking water is necessary to maintain your health.  Public water facilities are required to test their water on a regular basis for the safety of those who use it.  However, when is the last time that you tested your well water?  It may have been deemed safe 10 or even 5 years ago, but is it still safe?  Stop by Mid-Coast Energy for a test kit and our experts will answer any questions you have.  Call us ahead of time to schedule an appointment.  We will come by your home and test the water ourselves then provide you with an estimate to fix any problems. We offer no-cost, in-house testing for nuisance issues. You can be sure that we will provide service and maintenance after installation at your home.

Mid-Coast Energy is concerned about the quality of water in your home. We provide testing and equipment to insure safe, high quality water for you and your family. Don’t compromise the quality of your family’s water. Call us today.

Our filtration systems include:

  • Iron removal
  • Water softening for hard water
  • Neutralizers for acidic water
  • Chlorine injection systems
  • UV sterilization
  • Carbon filters

Common Question On Salt Water Systems

Will salt systems make water saltier?

A salt system or a water softener will add some sodium to the finished product. However, the amount of sodium added to, say, a glass of water really is less than what would be in a slice of bread. So, any appreciable addition of sodium to your water, no.

If there’s a health concern, if there are reasons why you need to have low sodium intake in your diet a salt system can still be used to condition your water, but we can use a potassium based salt, potassium chloride rather than sodium chloride to minimize that sodium.

Can I soften my water without using salt?

Technically, no. The only way to soften water or to remove the dissolved minerals in the water, which are calcium and magnesium, is with an ion exchange, either sodium or potassium ion exchange system, which is salt. There are some products on the market that claim to be salt-free water conditioners or salt-free water softeners, but they’re really not. What they do is they electronically prevent the minerals from adhering to surfaces, so it’s more of a scale inhibitor. It will stop it from building up on items, but it will not soften or remove those minerals from the water.