The Church of Christ in Shiner, Texas, reports that it is no longer experiencing scale build up on its baptistery immersion tank following the installation of the computerized, electronic, water conditionerScalewatcherfrom Scalewatcher North America. The Scalewatcher system has also improved the clarity of the water, enhanced the operation of the heater, and drastically reduced the amount of chlorine required, according to representatives for the church.
Situated in a hard water area with a total hardness factor of 130ppm, a calcium hardness of 100ppm and a total alkalinity of 400ppm, the sidewalls of the baptistery tank at the Church of Christ had developed a build up of hard scale. Looking for a solution to the problem the Reverend Larry Thornhill decided to buy a Scalewatcher 3 star unit from California-based Scalewatcher dealer, Aqua Genesis.
"I received the Scalewatcher 3 star unit in April 2012 and installed it onto a one-inch pipe leading into the baptistery. Water volume was approximately 750 gallons and the system included a pump, heater, and filter," says Reverend Thornhill. "The sidewalls of the baptistery had considerable scale build up, but after six weeks I started using a 6-inch synthetic scraper that would not mar the finish. I would wipe over all scale deposits lightly and I could see scale particles drifting to the bottom. Now four months after the installation the majority of scale is gone, the amount of chlorine used is next to none, the water is clearer and the heater operates more efficiently."
The Scalewatcher system has worked well enough that the Reverend Thornhill has recommended it to other churches in the area and is actually become a dealer for the Scalewatcher systems.
The environmentally friendly Scalewatcher is touted as a permanent solution to hard water problems without the need for chemicals, salt or maintenance. It works by producing a varying electronically applied force field, induced by a coil wrapped around the outside of the pipework, that keeps the minerals in suspension and prevents limescale forming. The water's increased solubility enables it to dissolve existing scale which is gradually flushed away.
The patented Scalewatcher systems are capable of treating pipe sizes from one to 80 inches. All Scalewatcher systems come with a full performance guarantee and include free shipping throughout North America.