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What’s in Your Water?

With a free water quality test from Orbit Water, you can ensure that you and your family are drinking the cleanest, safest, and softest water possible. Our complimentary tests can be scheduled for our state-of-the-art Water Lab in Mantua, New Jersey, or in the comfort of your own home. All we need is a sample of your tap water.

Orbit is a Core Member of the Water Quality Association– which means we are actual water treatment experts. We firmly believe in the importance of hydration and water quality. Fully licensed, bonded, and insured, we have an office with real humans to answer the phones and Water Filtration Technicians to install, maintain, and service your water softening systems.

Know What You’re Drinking.

Our water treatment experts will test your water for chemicals, metals, and other pollutants, walking you through the results so that you know exactly what is in your home’s drinking water. We test for several common contaminants that may be lurking in your pipes.

Hardness

Hard water contains calcium and other minerals that cause water spots, stains, and build-up in your plumbing and water using appliances, such as your water heater.

Chlorines and Chloramines

Chlorines and chloramines are used by cities, townships, and municipalities to ensure there is no bacteria or living organisms in the water they deliver to your home. Each area uses different amounts of chemicals to treat water. In some areas, chemical levels are even higher than that of pool water- which is not healthy to be drinking.

Precipitation

Anything in the water that is not water is also called precipitation. This test reveals how much “junk” is in your water. It could be micro sediments, agricultural waste or industrial compounds from the groundwater, or iron or rust particles from the pipes. Water filters will clean these particles and leave you with fresher, healthier water.

Soap Lather

How much soap and detergent are you wasting because of hard water? This test demonstrates how much soap it currently takes to achieve suds and lather, versus how much would be required if you had clean, soft water. Stop wasting detergent and enjoy softer, longer lasting clothing!

Nitrates

High levels of nitrates in drinking water can be dangerous to health. They are more common in shallow wells, but they can also penetrate your water from septic systems, agricultural waste, fertilizer, and more.

PH and Alkaline

High alkaline water is extremely beneficial to your health. Low PH water is acidic and can have a negative impact on your plumbing, water-using appliances, and even on your health. Water treatment systems will adjust the PH levels of your water to make it more healthy and less abrasive and acidic. This can also vastly improve the taste of your water!

Iron

Homes with high levels of iron in their water typically show red or rust-colored stains in sinks, toilets, showers, and bathtubs and on fixtures, fences, sidewalks, etc. Too much iron in your water can cause also clogged pores and excessive soap scum in your bathroom. Well water in particular often has high levels of iron.

Local Tests

The contaminants listed here are a few of the things we test for. We include the local township or municipality water test as well, which contains important information on levels of known contaminants in your area’s water supply.

Advanced Technology at Work in Your Home

Puronics® is one of the best water purification manufacturers in the world, made in America since 1947. Formerly known as General Ionics, they are an internationally recognized brand name for Water Softening and Water Purification systems. Puronics® is widely known for co-developing the water conditioning system that has been used in space shuttle technology. They are referred to as the preferred Water Filtration manufacturer for many organizations, as well as for brands such as Corona Brewery®, Marriot Hotels®, Hilton Hotels and Resorts, and P. F. Chang’s.

Using 70 years of continually advancing technology, Puronics water treatment systems include technologies such as water softeners, water filters, micro-filtration, ultra-filtration, bacteriostatic carbon filtration, reverse osmosis and ultraviolet disinfection. Their systems prevent bacteria from growing inside the tank itself as well as killing bacteria that may enter the tank from your local city water or well water. However, that’s not why Orbit selected Puronics as our preferred Water Treatment vendor. We selected them because they are the most efficient Water Softening System, using only 47-gallons of water per regeneration cycle. They are also the best performance Water Purification System, accomplishing a Flow Rate of 14.9 gallons per minute which ensures great water pressure- no wimpy showers!

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Hydronex® iGen® C

The Puronics® Hydronex® iGen® C whole-house water softener and conditioner system is specifically designed to reduce the levels of chloramine, chlorine and hardness typically found in municipal water supplies. The ChloroShield™ Clearess® media utilizes our proprietary Chlorostatic® Technology under control of the intelligent iGen® valve to produce superior quality, healthy water. Chloramine (a combination of chlorine and ammonia) is a common municipal water supply disinfectant, but it could have potential side effects for people and fish. It is also very corrosive to lead and copper water lines. The corrosion-resistant iGen® control valve and multi-layered tank wrapped in stainless steel will ensure that your family enjoys the benefits of crystal clear, healthy water for years to come!

Cleaner, Better Tasting Water

This whole-house water softener and conditioner system is designed to reduce the levels of chloramine, chlorine, and hardness typically found in municipal water supplies.

  • Optimal efficiency for reduced operating costs
  • Removes chlorine and chloramine from water
  • Reduces unpleasant odors
  • Produces great tasting water
  • Creates auto-reserve so you don’t run out of purified water
  • Stainless steel tank for durability and aesthetics

Chlorostatic® Technology at Work

ChloroShield™ Clearess® filter media incorporates Chlorostatic® Technology to effectively reduce chloramine and chlorine from every tap in your home. ChloroShield™ Clearess® filter media has a limited lifetime warranty and eliminates the need for filter changes.

Uses the iGen® Control Valve

This intelligent microprocessor ensures that your Hydronex system is working efficiently to produce clean, clear, and great-tasting water for your whole home!

Let’s find out if the Hydronex can help your water.

Ironmax™ iGen®

Is the iron in your water causing ugly red stains that ruin clothing, appliances and fixtures? Is it giving your water an objectionable odor and unpleasant taste? The Puronics® Ironmax™ iGen®, a whole-house water filtration system, is custom designed to solve this problem. The innovative air injection from this whole-house iron filter maximizes iron, manganese and sulfide removal without the use of chemicals. The Ironmax™ is ‘green’ technology that makes an ideal iron filter for well water. The iGen® control valve is the brains of the system, tracking water usage, flow rate and regeneration to ensure the cost-effective consistent production of high quality water. Your family will enjoy the benefits of reliable performance without the problems iron can cause.

Iron, Manganese, and Sulfide Removal

The Ironmax is the only maintenance-free lifetime warranted iron removal system on the market! Certified by the Water Quality Association, this iron water filtration system eliminates iron, manganese, and hydrogen sulfide in your water. Best of all, the Ironmax iron filtration system doesn’t use salt or chemicals to treat your water!

  • Ideal iron filter for well water
  • Prevents staining
  • Reduces unpleasant odors
  • Produces great tasting water

Air Injected Oxidation with No Chemicals

The manganese greensand media bed is exposed to oxygen from outside air injected into the unit during regeneration. This activates the oxidizing capacity of the greensand. Iron, manganese and sulfides are oxidized into precipitates. All of this is done without the use of chemicals!

Filtration

Iron, manganese and sulfide precipitates are filtered and removed from the water by backflushing and regeneration of the media bed.

Have a lot of iron in your water? We can take care of that!

Micromax 7000

Enjoy better tasting, healthier water for you and your family with a drinking water purification system! Clean your produce and cook your food with clean water. Beverages like tea and coffee will taste better, and you won’t need to worry about chemicals or hard minerals when making baby formula or giving your pets water! Even baked goods will be more delicious with purified water.

Better Taste, Safer Water

Solve your water problems with the newest generation of water treatment! This drinking water system is designed to produce crystal clear, clean, great-tasting water. The quality construction and superior performance ensures maximum protection of your family’s drinking water for years to come. The 4-stage advanced technology is packaged in a low-profile, sleek, durable design that fits easily under any kitchen sink!

Maximum Quality and Performance

Each system is subject to rigid quality control and testing, the results of which are proudly included in the packaging. The Micromax 7000 operates on household water pressure and doesn’t need any electricity, so you don’t have to worry about hidden operating costs.

Slim, Stylish Design

The Micromax 7000 has a stylish, slim-profile design that requires minimal use of space! The system fits neatly under your sink, freeing up valuable counter space. The designer long-neck faucet blends into any kitchen décor and gives you a polished and finished look!

Easy Maintenance and Leak-Free

Durable high-quality fittings, valves and construction ensure years of reliable, leak-free performance. Additionally, patented Easy Change™ sanitary filter cartridges automatically shut off water when removed. This allows for quick, no-leak filter replacement!

Healthier water is just a click away.

Acid Neutralizer

Make your water the healthiest that it can be! Acidic water is corrosive and causes the copper to dissolve out of your pipes. This leads to green straining and the deterioration of plumbing, fixtures, and appliances. When the water is more acidic, it can leach particles of metals from pipes, leaving you with contaminated drinking water. Neutralizers eliminate acid in water and bring the pH back to a safe level. 

Neutralize Acids in Your Water

Acidic water isn’t good for your body or your plumbing. With an acid neutralizer, you can neutralize the water and make it healthier for drinking, plus protect your appliances, pipes, and more.

Healthier pH Level

  • Neutralizes acid in water

  • Guaranteed to neutralize to pH 7 at all times

  • Water will no longer be corrosive or oxidizing to home

Coral Calcite Media

Calcite is crushed white marble media that’s high in alkalinity and calcium. When water enters the tank, it dissolves the calcite which raises the pH and neutralizes the acidity of the water.

Protect Against Plumbing Issues

Acidic water is corrosive to the surfaces it touches, like your home’s plumbing and appliances. It causes appliances to corrode and leak. Fixing acidic water means longer lasting appliances! 

Is a Micromax right for your home?

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