Water Softener Oconomowoc

Ahhh, beautiful Oconomowoc surrounded by historic landmarks, parks, trails, and of course, water! Oconomowoc Water Utility uses 6 goundwater wells to supply water through 4 entry points. Five of these wells are drilled deep into the Sandstone Aquifer and the last provides water from the shallow Sand and Gravel formation. Drinking water in Oconomowoc meets all federal and state requirements. However, there are still contaminants in your water that cause buildup and discoloration on your plumbing, fixtures, and appliances.

Water Contaminants in Oconomowoc

All water is subject to contamination from a range of contaminants – both naturally occurring and manmade. This ranges from microbes, organic or inorganic chemicals, and radioactive materials. A water softener for Oconomowoc helps to bring soft water into your home to prevent various concerns.

The Effects of Hard Water

  • Makes your clothes dingy
  • Stains your sinks
  • Puts spots on your glasses
  • Clogs your pipes

Dan Last

Sr. Technician

Fun Fact

I enjoy spending time outdoors, with my wife and 4 children. Family vacations are at the top of my list.

Start Date

November 2011

Service Area

Delafield, WI | Oconomowoc, WI

What’s in the water in Oconomowoc?

ContaminantAbout the ContaminantSigns of the Contaminant
Hard WaterAlthough not harmful to your health in small amounts, it can have severely negative effects on appliances causing them to have a short lifespan.White chalky buildup on fixtures and appliances. Water leaves spots on glasses and dishes.
IronAlthough small amounts do not have a negative effect on your health, Iron is a contaminant that contains bacteria that feed off it. However, large amounts of iron can be hazardous to your health. Iron does not blend well with soap, leaving residue on your bathtub, appliances, and skin (causing clogged pores).Metallic taste which carries into your food and beverages

Leaves orange/red stains on anything water touches

Iron residue build up can cause pipes to clog, thus decreasing water pressure in your home.
LeadLead typically found in old plumbing that used lead pipes. Over time, these pipes break down and cause lead to be present in drinking water. There are short-term and long-term solutions to help remove lead from your water.There is no way to see, smell, or taste lead. A home water test is required.

A Few Reasons why Oconomowoc Loves Guthrie & Frey

Extensive Warranties

Rental rates will never be raised

Free Installation

Competitive pricing and rent-to-own options available

From the Senior Technician in Oconomowoc:


Do I need a water softener in Oconomowoc?


Home water softeners are not required, make a world of difference in your home! You’ll notice softer skin and hair, shinier dishes, less soap usage, no more buildup on plumbing and appliances, and much more!


How long does a water softener in Oconomowoc last?


The average lifespan of a home water softener is 15-20 years. Talk about a great investment!


What is the water in Oconomowoc treated with?


Drinking water in Oconomowoc is treated with Chlorine (for disinfection), Fluoride (for the development of teeth and bones), Phosphate (controls corrosion), and induced draft aeration is used to help remove iron.

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Recommended Water Softeners for Oconomowoc


GF Series Water Softener System

Hard water can be much more problematic than you think. It can cause buildup of mineral scale inside your appliances and plumbing.

Ideal For:

  • Preventing scale buildup in home kitchens and bathrooms.
  • Improving the taste and texture of the water in your home.
  • Saving money on plumbing and appliance maintenance.
  • Ensuring cleaner clothes and dishes via cleaner water.

GF Twin Alternating Series: High-Efficient Water Softener

The Guthrie & Frey Twin Alternating Water Softener provides a continuous supply of softened water with no downtime for regeneration.

Ideal For:

  • Robust and efficient solutions
  • Reducing mineral scale and soap usage.
  • Energy efficient consumption of water-using equipment.
  • Reducing buildup in appliances like dishwashers and washing machines.

What people are saying about Guthrie & Frey in Oconomowoc

The service was outstanding! Within less than a week they had someone look at our old water softener and then replaced it. Both employees who came were courteous. The price on the new softener was very reasonable and they offered different payment options. I would highly recommend Guthrie and Frey!

Jamee H. – Oconomowoc, WI

“On time, reviewed salt needs, changed RO filter, friendly, carried salt to our destination. Thank You.”

Susan W.

“Great communication from their sales department. Clean and efficient installation. They couldn’t have made it easier for me.”

Molly M.