Country-living is wonderful, open spaces, wildlife, beautiful landscapes, and freedom from the hustle and bustle of city life. With that freedom comes a lot of responsibility. Since there is no municipal supply available, you are your own water utility, in charge for water supply and quality.

Most rural water users in Utah will either draw water from a surface supply, sub-surface supply, or an “alternative” technique like snow/rainwater harvest. Contrary to what a lot of people think, water in the Utah back-country or from your own well usually isn’t any cleaner, fresher, or better than city water.

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On its way from the clouds to your faucet, rain water dissolves and absorbs a part of almost everything is touches. The falling rain cleans the air as it falls. The impurities that were removed from the air have not left; they have just been relocated through the water onto the ground. Gases and other contaminants can cause undesirable tastes, colors and odors. Rain falls onto the ground, collecting sediments like rust, sand and algae. The water eventually finds its way to a surface water collection point like a lake or stream, and some percolates downward and collects in an aquifer. As it percolates through the earth, the water can absorb hardness minerals, iron, heavy metals, radioactivity, gases, organic contaminants, and many other complex elements and compounds.

Precipitation falls upon commercial and municipal dumpsites, toxic waste sites, industrial refuse depots, military test sites, leach fields, mining operations, farmer’s fields etc… Where it dissolves minute amounts of the toxic chemicals present and carries them along. These synthetic chemicals are generally odorless, colorless, and tasteless; and can often be life-threatening.

There are a number of issues that we face in Utah when it comes to rural water quality challenges. We have successfully treated the following issues across the state:




Chemical Contaminants

Colors and Cloudiness

Copper Staining



 Hard Water

Iron and Rust

Manganese and Black Stains

Orange water


Hydrogen Sulfide or Rotten-Egg Smells

Turbidity and other Clarity Issues


The key to solving problem water issues is to understand the holistic of the application as well as the environmental, chemical, and usage challenges.

The process for solving a Problem Water Situation is as follows:

Site Survey and possible visit by a Crusader Consultant

Comprehensive Water Analysis by an approved Laboratory

Review of data by Engineering group

Proposal and Acceptance


System Startup

Followup Testing 

Ongoing Maintenance


Accurate and comprehensive information provided at this stage of the process enable our engineering team to provide you with the best affordable solution to your problem water challenge.

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