Basic Water Purification Water Softening

Water Softening

18.00 18.00

  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 0.5 


The presence of certain ions in water causes problems such as buildup of lime scale, fouling, galvanic corrosion, and interference with the action of soaps. Water softening is the removal of those ions. The resulting water extends plumbing and equipment lifetime and is more compatible with soap


Course Objectives

Describe water softening. Discuss water softening terminology. Describe major water softening components. Discuss the theory of operation for water softening systems. Describe common water softening applications


Topics Covered

"I: Water Softening
II: Terminology
III: Major Components
IV: Theory of Operation
V: Common Applications"





Quiz Information

You will not be required to pass the knowledge check questions to move on to the next lesson. These will not be counted as a grade, but each question gives you insight into what you should have learned and the sorts of things you'll need to remember moving forward.



The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.


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