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Guidance for perfecting your Yakima Valley drinking water | Independent Water Service, Inc.

When do you need a professional water analysis?

By Karen | March 1, 2024

If you need assistance our Free Water Analysis for Yakima and Kittitas counties is available.  There are times when you should seek professional assistance to ensure the water quality in your home meets the highest standards. Here are the signs we recommend paying attention to in order to decide if you need to take action … Read more

The Benefits of Home Water Filtration Systems for Central Washington Homeowners

By Karen | December 20, 2023

Do you ever stop to wonder about the quality of the water flowing through your faucet? As Central Washington homeowners, our region is known for its variety of landscapes and bountiful agriculture, but what about the water that quenches our thirst and fills our homes? Whole home water filtration systems are becoming an increasingly valuable  … Read more

Choosing the Right Water Filtration System for Your Central Washington Home: Whole House vs. Under Sink Systems

By Karen | October 25, 2023

Many homeowners in the Yakima Valley face the decision of investing in water filtration systems to ensure clean, safe, and fresh tasting water. Two popular options are whole house filtration systems and under-sink systems. In this blog post, we’ll explore the differences between these two options and help you make the right choice for your … Read more

Demystifying Well Pressure Tanks: Keeping Central Washington’s Well Water Flowing

By Karen | September 23, 2023

If you’re a homeowner in the Yakima area, there is a good chance you rely on a well for your water supply. While a well can provide us with fresh and clean water, it also requires some essential equipment to ensure a steady and reliable water flow. A crucial component of a well system is … Read more

4 Signs Your Water is Soft: A Guide for Yakima, WA Homeowners

By Karen | July 18, 2023

Here in Yakima, WA, understanding the hardness and softness of the water in your home is a common conversation starter. With the impact of agricultural run-off and many of us utilizing well water, we have to work hard to make sure our families have the best possible drinking water. Sometimes it’s hard to know if … Read more

Finding the Perfect Water Filtration System for Your Home: A Local Guide for Yakima, WA

By Karen | June 6, 2023

In Yakima, Washington, where water quality can vary, it’s essential to have a reliable water filtration system that ensures clean and safe water for you and your family. With numerous options available, choosing the best water filtration system can be overwhelming. We’re big big fans of Eco-Water products, but before you jump into making decisions, … Read more

How to Maintain Your Water Filtration System: Tips from Yakima Experts

By Karen | April 14, 2023

Water filtration systems are increasingly important for Yakima Valley homeowners that are reliant on well water for their daily use. While these systems are designed to last for a long time, regular maintenance is necessary to keep them functioning efficiently. The biggest problems we see in our maintenance calls are a result of homeowners neglecting … Read more

How is Hard Water Measured?

By Karen | March 7, 2023

Water hardness is a measure of the amount of dissolved minerals in water, mainly calcium and magnesium. These minerals are naturally occurring and are picked up as water passes through rocks and soil. Hard water is generally safe to drink and use for other purposes, but it can cause a variety of issues. Whether or … Read more

Why Filtration Systems are a Good Solution for Contaminated Groundwater in the Yakima Valley

By Karen | February 7, 2023

Groundwater is a crucial source of drinking water for those of us that call Yakima Valley home. Contamination of ground water can happen through a variety of sources and it’s important to monitor contaminate levels in your home’s drinking water and take action when needed. Elevated Nitrates Can Cause Health Issues One of the most … Read more