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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #105 on: January 04, 2011, 12:39:54 AM »
Fruita (so far west it's almost Utah) Colorado

ph 7.5
Na 12 mg/l
Ca 13 mg/l
Mg 6 mg/l
K   1 mg/l
Cl  9 mg/l
SO4 16 mg/l
TA CaCO3 56 mg/l
Hardness CaCO3 57 mg/l
BiCarb HCO3 68 mg/l

not too shabby

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« Reply #106 on: January 16, 2011, 03:42:19 PM »
Wayland, Massachusetts.  Town well water:

pH   8.2
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)  415
Est Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm   0.69
Cations / Anions, me/L

Sodium, Na   60
Potassium, K   40
Calcium, Ca   35
Magnesium, Mg   8
Total Hardness, CaCO3   121
Nitrate, NO3-N   3.2 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S   6
Chloride, Cl   126
Carbonate, CO3   3
Bicarbonate, HCO3   101
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3   88

Chloride seems awfully high, eh?
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #107 on: January 17, 2011, 02:44:24 PM »
My well in Glastonbury CT

pH 7.4
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 218
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.36
Cations / Anions, me/L 3.6 / 3.6ppm

Sodium, Na 24
Potassium, K 2
Calcium, Ca 41
Magnesium, Mg 5
Total Hardness, CaCO3 123
Nitrate, NO3-N 1.5 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 5
Chloride, Cl 42
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 120
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 98

A little hard but very workable
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« Reply #108 on: January 19, 2011, 08:38:41 PM »
My water numbers are below. Trying to figure out how to make these numbers work for darker beers, it looks like IPA's will be ok though... any recommendations or advice would be most welcome :)

my water report: http://olivenhain.com/files/docs/publications/WEB_OMWD_CCR2009.pdf

Starting Water (ppm):         
Ca:   61      
Mg:   24      
Na:   95      
Cl:   110      
SO4:   200      
CaCO3:   120
PH: 8.8

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« Reply #109 on: January 24, 2011, 03:22:53 PM »
Just got my water tested. Now to figure out what any of this means (aka, The Fun Part).

West Valley City, UT:

pH : 7.9
Na: 16
Ca: 52
Mg: 13
Cl: 25
SO4-S: 14
HCO3: 151
TA, CaCO3: 124
TH, CaCO3: 184


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« Reply #110 on: January 27, 2011, 08:46:03 PM »
I'm in a small town 120 mi N of  Las Vegas, NV. Water from local water district.  Analysis done by Ward Labs.

pH 7.9
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 464
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.77
Cations / Anions, me/L 8.1 / 7.5ppm
Sodium, Na 121
Potassium, K 6
Calcium, Ca 39
Magnesium, Mg 9
Total Hardness, CaCO3 135
Nitrate, NO3-N 1.3 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 45
Chloride, Cl 57
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 181
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 149
Fluoride, F 1.68
Total Iron, Fe 0.04

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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #111 on: February 04, 2011, 05:15:31 PM »
here's mine , i live in a small town in the sandhills of nebraska. i think we have the softest water you can get. ward labs did the testing

Na 5
K 5
Ca 24
 Mg 2
CaCo3 68
NO3-N 3.6
SO4-S 4
CL 2
CO3 <1
HCO3 74
CaCO3 60
 i can make reeally good lagers with this water

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« Reply #112 on: February 05, 2011, 09:54:24 AM »
I was wondering why my Pale Ales and IPA's were tasting soapy so, I sent a sample off to Ward Labs and sure nuff....way low in sulfate for PA's and IPA's. Just received 5#'s of Gypsum from Northern Brewer. Great water for Porters and stouts as is. It's really pretty close to London.:

pH 7.7
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 267
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.44
Cations / Anions, me/L 4.6 / 4.4
ppm
Sodium, Na 50
Potassium, K 3
Calcium, Ca 27
Magnesium, Mg 12
Total Hardness, CaCO3 118
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.8 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 26
Chloride, Cl 15
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 138
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 113
Fluoride, F 0.75
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit

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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #113 on: February 05, 2011, 10:44:03 AM »
Keep in mind that Martin pointed out that you need to multiply your sulfate number x3 in a Ward report.

5#?????  You going back into production again?  ;)
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« Reply #114 on: February 05, 2011, 11:37:50 AM »
Yeah Martin pointed that out to me. I caught it at the same time using EZ Water Calc.

"You going back into production again?"

Yeah my schedule for the next month, I have weds, thurs and fri off so, It's Brew Time!

 
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #115 on: February 09, 2011, 08:44:44 AM »
Sparks, NV

pH 8.0
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 115
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.19
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.6 / 1.5
ppm
Sodium, Na 15
Potassium, K 2
Calcium, Ca 12
Magnesium, Mg 4
Total Hardness, CaCO3 47
Nitrate, NO3-N < 0.1 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 2
Chloride, Cl 12
Carbonate, CO3 3
Bicarbonate, HCO3 58
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 53
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #116 on: March 08, 2011, 06:45:06 PM »
I get my water from two lakes. It has varied a bit over the years, but has always made for great brewing water.  

From my 01-31-2011 report

Tyler TX

pH 7.3
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 116
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.19
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.5 / 1.6
ppm
Sodium, Na 9
Potassium, K 3
Calcium, Ca 16
Magnesium, Mg 3
Total Hardness, CaCO3 53
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.2 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 8 (SO4 = 24)
Chloride, Cl 17
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 34
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 28
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
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« Reply #117 on: March 13, 2011, 09:25:14 AM »
Mount Horeb, WI
These are old DNR numbers the city water guy was able to get me.

Calcium - 73 mg/l is the average from the Wells
Magnesium - 41 mg/l is the average from the Wells
Sodium - 11 mg/l
Chloride - 26 mg/l
Sulfate - 46 mg/l
Bicabonate Hardness 399 ppm
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« Reply #118 on: March 25, 2011, 07:08:16 AM »
Huntley, IL - municipal water, drawn from several wells in the area.

pH 7.9
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 316
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.53
Cations / Anions, me/L 6.3 / 6.3
ppm
Sodium, Na 112
Potassium, K 3
Calcium, Ca 15
Magnesium, Mg 7
Total Hardness, CaCO3 67
Nitrate, NO3-N < 0.1 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 2
Chloride, Cl 6
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 366
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 300
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #119 on: March 29, 2011, 05:02:17 PM »
5 miles west of Gresham Wisconsin.
4" x 125' well with 42' sand, then 83' of red granite.

pH 7.8
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 261
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.44
Cations / Anions, me/L 5.2 / 5.4
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Sodium, Na 7
Potassium, K 2
Calcium, Ca 53
Magnesium, Mg 27
Total Hardness, CaCO3 245
Nitrate, NO3-N < 0.1 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 4
Chloride, Cl <5
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 304
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 250
Fluoride, F 1.25
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01  ? Toilet tank turned red over years
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
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