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Old 12-22-2012, 04:57 PM   #1
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I'm going to send a water sample to Ward Labs for an analysis. Should I give them a sample straight from the tap? or through my water filter?

I'm guessing I should send one from my filter, since that is the water i'll be brewing with.

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I'm going to send a water sample to Ward Labs for an analysis. Should I give them a sample straight from the tap? or through my water filter?

I'm guessing I should send one from my filter, since that is the water i'll be brewing with.
Yes, send them the water you'll be brewing with!
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If the filter only contains activated carbon, then it won't matter if the water is filtered. If the filter also contains de-ionizing resins like some Brita filters may have, then you may want to filter it if you intend to do that for all brewing.

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