Sodium chloride, commonly known as salt, is one of the most abundant minerals on the planet. Salt possesses major economic importance because of its usefulness beyond flavoring and preserving food. In fact, according to the February 2019 U.S. Geological Survey, of the 42 million tons of domestic salt produced in 2018 only 6% of salt… Read more »
Dangerously Salty Fresh Water? It Is Happening.
There is no denying the urban sprawl in America is spreading. Researchers found startling data in freshwater lakes of the Northern United Sates. Too many chlorides in salt can do damage to many areas of life, from killing off plants and trees or stunting reproduction of beneficial animal to environmental catastrophes like Flint, Michigan. Researchers… Read more »
Municipal Bulk Water Conditioning Salt Case Study
While a Midwest Salt sales person was out prospecting, he came across a municipality in need of a reliable salt supplier. The community manager confided their current supplier had an issue getting their barge to the offload/staging location and had to wait weeks for a delivery. They had approximately 5 days of salt left in… Read more »
Where Does Water Come From?
Water is generally classified into two groups: Surface Water and Ground Water. Surface water is just what the name implies; it is water found in a river, lake or other surface impoundment. This water is usually not very high in mineral content, and many times is called “soft water” even though it usually is not…. Read more »