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Old 03-05-2010, 12:08 PM   #1
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Default Free 3M home water test kit.

A coworker who is big into saltwater tanks sent me this link:

http://www.3mcleanerworld.com/Content/TestWater.jsp?bmUID=1267693239421

Just some basic info to give them (home address, email) and this will (hopefully) come your way. It says it "Tests for Total Chlorine, Free Chlorine, Iron, pH, Total Alkalinity & Total Hardness".

Why not?

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Old 03-05-2010, 12:40 PM   #2
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Sure, why not. But, it's not enough info to evaluate your brewing water for profile.

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No, but it's better than what the hacks at the water department here will give me!

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No, but it's better than what the hacks at the water department here will give me!
Ahhhh.

Try calling the actual municiple lab ro even the treatment plant. I just told mine I was a brewer and I get Monthly spreadsheet email based chemical analysis. Every parameter they use to treat the water by pre and post treatment. It's rocks and rocks.
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No, but it's better than what the hacks at the water department here will give me!
Hacks? Isn't it enough that they provide safe, drinking water to your entire municipality?
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Wow. I've stopped in and emailed, and the MOST I got was a 'customer confidence report'. When I asked further, they said "that's all we know".

Our water is VERY hard.

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Yeah. I got the same when I dealt only with the water department. All they care about is that you've paid your bill.

Gotta go straight to the source. The lab or the treatment plant.

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Good advice. I'll do some digging. Cheers!

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A coworker who is big into saltwater tanks sent me this link:

http://www.3mcleanerworld.com/Content/TestWater.jsp?bmUID=1267693239421

Just some basic info to give them (home address, email) and this will (hopefully) come your way. It says it "Tests for Total Chlorine, Free Chlorine, Iron, pH, Total Alkalinity & Total Hardness".

Why not?
I might try it just to see if the alkalinity of my water at the tap matches what the municipality tells me it is. Thanks for the link!!!
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gave it a shot... maybe i'll get a suprise in my mailbox

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