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Old 07-06-2011, 02:39 PM   #1
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Default Water quality report for OKC

I can't seem to find a report for the city that includes the details that are needed for homebrewing, only the percentage of contaminates. Does anyone have a report from here?

http://www.okc.gov/water/service/forms/waterqualityreport.aspx

This is the link to the report that isn't so useful

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Old 07-06-2011, 02:52 PM   #2
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This is what I have been using.

City of Oklahoma City Water & Wastewater Utilities
CHEMICAL ANALYSES FOR THE MONTH OF: Feb 2011

All units are ppm unless stated otherwise
All Samples are GRAB Samples DRAPER HEFNER OVERHOLSER
* filtered through 0.45 micron RAW TAP RAW TAP RAW TAP
Total Dissolved Solids 120 84 670 620 770
Phenolphthalein Alkalinity as Ca CO3 0 0 0 18 0
Total Alkalinity as CaCO3 46 51 150 70 230
HARDNESS as CaCO3 53 65 300 220 260
CALCIUM as CaCO3 40 48 80 110 59
Hardness in grains per gallon 3 4 18 13 15 0
Bicarbonate Alklalinity as CaCO3 46 51 150 34 230 0
CALCIUM as Ca++ 16 19 32 44 24 0
MAGNESIUM as Mg++ 3 4 55 28 50 0
SULFATE * 12.0 12.0 220 220 220
CHLORIDE * 5.1 9.8 130 140 130
BROMIDE * <.050 <.050 0.18 0.17 0.20
FLUORIDE * 0.97 0.99
pH (Std. Units) 7.6 8.2 8.3 9.4 8.3
TOTAL ORGANIC CARBON 3.70 3.20 5.90 4.10 6.00

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Old 07-06-2011, 02:59 PM   #3
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PM me with an email addy and I can send you monthly .xls chemical analysis files from the OKC Water Lab all the way back to, IIRC, Jan 2007.

You just gotta know who to call.

Trouble is, due to last years budget cuts, they've also trimmed down the test results to a small handful of minerals/ions. Once you've seen the historical data you will be able to figure a reasonable average for the month (useful because our lakes turn seasonally and also useful for the wetter months, when those do come).

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