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Old 10-02-2006, 04:21 PM   #11
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0.93 is pretty low, which is good. I will assume that is residual chloride, if it is, then that will off gas when you boil your wort water.
This is what the local water service states on there web site. Thanks for the feedback.
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Old 10-02-2006, 07:53 PM   #12
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I can smell the chlorine in our water and I thought that the levels were high. I cannot taste the chlorine though. I sent the water off on 3 different times and it averages .5 ppm.

I brew with it and have never had a problem.

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Old 10-04-2006, 04:44 AM   #13
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Thanks for the advice guys. I picked up some campden tablets at the LHBS, and will use them for now. Later I will try brewing with untreated water, but for the next few weeks I'm brewing holiday beers and can't afford a bad batch.

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Old 10-04-2006, 07:24 AM   #14
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Being also from the LA area, what city supplies your water? I'm in DWP territory and have been fine with the water.

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Old 10-07-2006, 02:18 AM   #15
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I'm in El Segundo, I don't know where we get our water from exactly, but I will find out soon. One of these weekends soon I will brew an experimental batch with straight tap water. I don't want to take any chances with the next couple batches I have planned, as they are destined to be Christmas presents.

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