What Is Soft Water?

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Soft water is water that contains little or no dissolved salts of calcium or magnesium. It does not result to adverse reaction with soaps and detergents and results is virtual elimination of soap scum. It is not healthy and desirable for drinking.
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What Is Soft Water?
Soft water is not physically soft, but soft water refers to the soluble mineral content of the water. Learn about soft water, which doesn't contain minerals that have been dissolved out of a rock structure, with help from a science teacher in this free... More »
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Soft water is a description of water that contains little or no magnesium and calcium. It is usually corrected or balanced by adding Epsom salts.
Soft water does not contain mineral salt or other dissolved minerals. Usually soft water is treated such as distilled water. If you ever seen mineral deposits in the shower or coffee maker, those come from the hard water. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soft_water
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