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Old 06-27-2011, 09:09 PM   #51
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acworth, GA
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pH: 7.8
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est: 70
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm: 0.12
Cations/Anions, me/L: 1.0/1.0

The following in ppm:
Sodium, Na: 5
Potassium, K: 2
Calcium, Ca: 12
Magnesium, Mg: 2
Total Hardness, CaCO3: 38
Nitrate, NO3-N: 0.2(SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S: 4
Chloride, Cl: 6
Carbonate, CO3: <1 (below detection limit)
Bicarbonate, HCO3: 34
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3: 28


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Old 07-09-2011, 09:18 PM   #52
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Location: Reno, NV
Golden Valley area
Secondary standards provided by: Truckee Meadows Water Authority biochemist.
Data Collected: 2/12/11

(in ppm or mg/L)
Chloride -- 11.0
Magnesium -- 3.41
Sulfate -- 4.1
Calcium -- 11.2
Potassium -- 1.4
Sodium -- 14.0
Total Alkalinity -- 52.0
Hardness -- 42.0
pH -- 7.44



Overall I'm very happy with my tap water for brewing. It makes calculating salt additions for almost any style very easy.

To the handful of Reno/Sparks brewers here I'm probably going to call TMWA again in a couple months to get new secondary standards. However, these numbers haven't changed much at ALL since 2009.


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Old 04-26-2012, 10:12 PM   #53
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Just found this old thread. Great idea. My beer got a lot better after I got this data. My numbers are from Ward labs. Report was from 5/13/2011.

Dallas, TX

pH 7.4

(ppm)

Na 30
K 5
Ca 25
Mg 5
Total hardness CaCO3 83
NO3-N 1.6
SO4-S 22
Cl 34
CO3 <1
HCO3 34
Total alkalinity CaCO3 28
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My Tap water in Bentonville, AR is the first number. I tested at Wards labs 5 4 2012. The Beaver Lake Water Dist Report is in () from 2012 report.
pH 8.1 (8.3 avg)
All are listed as ppm
Sodium, Na = 6 (8.4)
Potassium, K = 2 (2.05)
Calcium, Ca = 21 (26.4)
Magnesium, Mg = 2 (2.15)
Total Hardness, CaCO3 = 61 (71 avg)
Nitrate, NO3-N = 0.4 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4 = 21 (24.7)
Chloride, Cl = 6 (7.8)
Carbonate, CO3 = 3 (not reported)
Bicarbonate, HCO3 = 44 (not reported)
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 = 41 (54 Avg)
Total Phosphorus, P = 0.42 (not reported)
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01 (ND)
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
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Ward Labs Tap Water Analysis from Medford, MA February 2013

pH 8.8
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 107
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.18
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.6 / 1.6 ppm

Sodium, Na 30 ppm
Potassium, K < 1 ppm
Calcium, Ca 4 ppm
Magnesium, Mg < 1 ppm
Total Hardness, CaCO3 14 ppm
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.1 ppm (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 3 ppm
Chloride, Cl 20 ppm
Carbonate, CO3 3 ppm
Bicarbonate, HCO3 44 ppm
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 41 ppm
Fluoride, F 1.04 ppm
Total Iron, Fe 0.05 ppm

"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
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Bristol CT
Report date 3/26/13

pH 7.5
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 70
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.12
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.0 / 0.8

Sodium, Na 14
Potassium, K < 1
Calcium, Ca 5
Magnesium, Mg 2
Total Hardness, CaCO3 21
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.1 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 2
Chloride, Cl 17
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 9
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 8
Fluoride, F 0.83
Total Iron, Fe 0.04
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Bristol CT
Report date 3/26/13

pH 7.5
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 70
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.12
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.0 / 0.8

Sodium, Na 14
Potassium, K < 1
Calcium, Ca 5
Magnesium, Mg 2
Total Hardness, CaCO3 21
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.1 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 2
Chloride, Cl 17
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 9
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 8
Fluoride, F 0.83
Total Iron, Fe 0.04
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Plugged into beersmith, I was using Boston as the base water, looks like I wasn't too far off. Thanks for sending out the water and thanks for sharing.
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Municipal Water Data
Cleveland, Ohio and Vicinity
(Data from Cleveland Water: 2008 Annual Report and Phone Communications)

All values are in ppm (mg/L). Hardness is mg/L as CaCO3

Calcium: 33
Magnesium: 8.8
Sodium: 7.7
Sulfate: ranges from 30-60 (seasonal, varies with Lake Erie levels)
Chloride: 33
Total Alkalinity: ranges from 72-84
Hardness: 122
pH: 7.4
BUMP!!!

I've been looking for this info - and it may be out of date today but I would use this. Has anybody gone by these numbers?

I live in Cle Heights - let me know if you can, Thanks!
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WARD Laboratories
11/13/2013
Des Moines, Iowa (East Side)

pH 9.5
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est. ppm 208
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.35
Cations / Anions, me/L 3.4/3.5

ppm
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Sodium, Na 21
Potassium, K 4
Calcium, Ca 28
Magnesium, Mg 12
Total Hardness, CaCO3 120
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.7 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 17
Chloride, Cl 39
Carbonate, CO3 12
Bicarbonate, HCO3 41
Total Alkalinity, P 0.18
Total Iron, Fe <0.01
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WARD Labs
Aston PA 19014

Date Received :12/06/2013
Date Reported :12/09/2013

pH 7.8
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 200
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.33
Cations / Anions, me/L 3.0 / 3.1
ppm
Sodium, Na 12
Potassium, K 3
Calcium, Ca 31
Magnesium, Mg 10
Total Hardness, CaCO3 119
Nitrate, NO3-N 4.3 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 10
Chloride, Cl 34
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 73
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 60
Total Phosphorus, P < 0.01
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit


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