Water Softeners

Greenway Water Technologies’ Water Softener systems are Engineered for Health and Designed for Life.

How does a Water Softener work?

Hard water is found in various regions globally. In North America, hard water is prevalent Calcium, magnesium and other ions are found in “hard” water. These hard water ions can interfere with your plumbing and potentially decrease the efficacy of water heaters and other water appliances because of the build-up of lime scale. Soap and cleaning products’ effectiveness are also affected and therefore are not as efficient.

Water Softeners usually work on the principle of replacing the hardness ions (calcium and magnesium) with sodium ions through the use of ion exchange resin. The hard water to be treated is passed through a bed of the resin. Negatively-charged resins absorb the hardness ions, which are positively charged (Ca++, Mg++). The ion exchange resins most commonly contain Sodium (but can be found in potassium and hydrogen form also). Calcium and magnesium ions in the hard water replace these sodium ions on the resin, therefore decreasing the calcium and magnesium in the water, making soft water with no formation of lime scale

When all of the resin is “full” of the calcium and magnesium hardness ions, the softener regenerates by allowing high concentrations of sodium chloride (salt) to be reintroduced onto the resin, taking the place of the calcium and magnesium ions and discarding them into the discharge drain water. The water softener is then ready to be used once again.

How are Greenway® Water Softeners different than other water softeners?

At Greenway Water Technologies, we take your water treatment seriously. We have collaborated, researched and designed water softening systems with our customers in mind.

There are four categories of Greenway® water softeners, each with its’ own unique features and characteristics based on your level of hard water and water flow requirements.

Our Greenway® Standard Series water softener line includes two options; either an easy to use Clack 3 over 2 valve with bypass, resin tank, and salt tank OR a metered Fleck Valve including bypass, resin tank and salt tank.

The Greenway® Advance series water softener line additionally includes our unique Greenway®  valve head with bypass and added collar, resin tank and salt tank.  

The Greenway® Pro Series water softeners are our NSF certified units come in a variety of sizes. These will be available later this year (2011).

Our Greenway® Cabinet water softeners are designed to be compact and are used when space is minimal. Some customers prefer this style of water softener as the resin tank and salt tank are built into one cabinet. Our customers can program in their own water hardness based on desired salt usage (low, medium or high salt settings) for effective results

Select the Water Softeners that is right for you

Advance Series

Advance Series

The Greenway Advance Series Water Softeners bring your household water to a new level of quality with the convenience of advanced controls and proven system performance. The metered microprocessor-based controllers…

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Advance Series - Twin Alternating

Advance Series - Twin Alternating

The Greenway Advance Series Twin Alternating water Softeners bring your household water to a new level of quality with the convenience of advanced controls and proven system performance. The metered…

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Standard Series

Standard Series

The Greenway Standard Series softeners bring household water to a new level of quality with the convenience of advanced controls and proven system performance. The metered microprocessor-based controllers and LCD…

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Fleck Standard Series

Fleck Standard Series

The Greenway Standard (Fleck) Series water softeners are designed to handle most common hard water problems from municipal or well water sources. Proven performance combined with control simplicity make the…

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Cabinet Series

Cabinet Series

The Greenway Cabinet Series Water Softeners decreases hard water scale buildup in water heaters, fixtures and appliances while allowing efficient use of your space.

The compact cabinets are available in…

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Replacement Parts

Replacement Parts

Greenway Water Technologies offers high quality replacement components for all Greenway┬« brand Water Softeners, including valves and replacement media. If you require a specific product or component and do…

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