Water Info

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  1. SoundersFC

    SoundersFC New Member

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    How do you get the tap water info from the water company? I have scoured my water company's website and have not found any info on the water quality. I am just wondering how everyone else gets this info. CHEERS!
     
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    Website usually has it. Sounds like the next step would be to call them. They should produce an annual mailing that lists all the stats.
     
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    I will give them a call, thanks.
     
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    Unfortunately they are only required to report regulated "stuff" (for lack of a better word). That does not include all the minerals we are interested in.

    SoundersFC, when you do call them ask them not only for the minerals but also if there are any seasonal changes. Also ask them if they treat the water with chloramine or chlorine. Most water departments use Chloramine these days since it is more stable.

    If you don't get what you are looking for you can always sent a sample to Ward Labs to get the W-6 houshold mineral test.

    Kai
     

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