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Offline Silver_Is_Money

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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #450 on: July 06, 2019, 04:25:09 PM »
All I know with reasonable certainty with regard to my well water is that (via my own repeated testing) it is nominally 42.5 GH and 24.5 KH.  It is also (by my measure) 876 ppm TDS and it has a conductivity measure of 1,367 MicroSiemens (uS/Cm).  And lastly its measured pH is 7.2.  And it has a quite noticeable HS odor.

From this I can infer the following:

Total hardness is 757 ppm
Ca++ is in the ballpark of 243 ppm
Mg++ is in the ballpark of 37 ppm
Alkalinity is 436 ppm
Bicarb is 534 ppm
NA+ = ?
Cl- = ?
SO4-- = ?


 

Offline jeffy

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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #451 on: July 16, 2019, 10:54:39 PM »
After living in this house since 1990, I finally sent a sample of my well water in Tampa to Wardlabs.  This is their analysis:
pH 7.7
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) 291
Electrical Conductivity 0.49
Cations/Anions 5.6/5.3
Sodium, Na 14
Potassium, K 1
Calcium, Ca 88.73
Magnesium, Mg 6
Total Hardness, CaCO3 248
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.4
Sulfate, SO4-S 14
Chloride, Cl 25
Carbonate, CO3 <1.0
Bicarbonate, HCO3 221
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 182

This is better than I expected, but I still need to learn what it actually means.
Jeff Gladish, Tampa (989.3, 175.1 Apparent Rennarian)
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #452 on: September 20, 2019, 06:49:17 PM »
Just had my RO tested:

PH   6.4
TDS. 26
elec. .04
Cations/Anions. .3/.4
Na 7
K.  Less than 1
Ca  .4
Mg. Less than 1
CaCO3.  Less than1
Nitrate. Less than .1
SO4-S.  Less than 1
Cl 1
HCO3 21
Total Alkalinity 17
Total Phosphorus. Less than .01
Total Iron. Less than .01

I always put in as 100 percent RO dilution, but now I can be specific...not that this reading shows much there....just thought I Would confirm what I expected.
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