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Old 09-18-2009, 02:58 PM   #1
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I've searched around and have also received the water report from the city of Chicago, but I still have not been able to find out the Alkalinity of Lake Michigan water in/around Chicago.
Can anyone help me out?

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:38 PM   #2
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Have you tried calling your water dept.? They aren't required to provide that info, but most will if you ask. Chicagos water has gotten a bad rep in the past. I've heard some places have as high as 12+pH. Most in chicago have around 7.5pH I believe, which is pretty good.

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Old 09-18-2009, 06:44 PM   #3
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I have not...I'll give that a try. I might send in a lab thing – I saw a thread on that somewhere which seemed to demystify that process.

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