Should I buy a home water softener?
The choice to buy a home softener is a personal choice. The water plant produces a balanced water that is moderately hard. The water is balanced to promote neither depositing on the pipes nor corrosiveness to piping. The benefit of a home softener is an appreciable savings in the consumption of soap and cleaning action. The disadvantage is that zero hardness is corrosive.

Also, those individuals needing to watch their consumption of sodium should be aware that a water softener increases the amount of sodium in the water, and, therefore, in their diet when they drink the water. The homeowner should monitor and blend the water to protect piping. The water plant neither promotes nor discourages the use of water softeners.

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1. Who should I contact if I experience problems with my water?
2. Where do I call to report a possible water main break?
3. Where can I report a leaking fire hydrant?
4. I see little blue flags with your telephone number in my area. What does that mean?
5. Where is the Fairfield Water Treatment Plant located?
6. What are the hours of operation for Fairfield's Water Treatment Plant?
7. What is the source of the City of Fairfield's drinking water?
8. How do I get information about the quality of the water produced by the Fairfield Water Treatment Plant?
9. What is the pH of Fairfield's water?
10. What is the hardness of Fairfield's water?
11. If my water has an odor, what should I do?
12. Why is my water rusty?
13. Why is there a pink ring or a dark ring in my toilet?
14. Why does my water look cloudy?
15. Should I buy a home water softener?
16. What causes pinhole leaks?