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Old 02-08-2011, 02:54 AM   #21
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We're served by the Helix water district and it has been floridated (sp?) for years. I don't think it effects taste but I use my under sink filtered water for brewing and toss in a Campden tablet for good measure.
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Old 02-15-2011, 10:07 PM   #22
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So there is a lot of information that BeerSmith allows us to track that is not represented on San Diego's Water Report here http://www.sandiego.gov/water/qualit...aterqual09.pdf do any of you guys have all of the numbers for the Alvarado plant?
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Old 06-01-2011, 08:13 PM   #23
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The information we're looking for comes right from the water department at http://www.sandiego.gov/water/quality/

Between the anual report, and the Table 6 document further down the page, I was able to piece together the information I needed.

These are the averages at the Alvarado plant. YMMV if your source is another treatment facility or another water department (ie, not San Diego)
Calcium: 57.8 ppm
Bicarbonate 139.0 ppm
Magnesium 23.0 ppm
Sodium 88.8ppm
Chloride 100.0 ppm
Sulfate 176.0 ppm
Alkalinity 114.0 ppm
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Old 06-30-2012, 08:19 PM   #24
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I just got my 2011 water report in the mail, so new numbers are in.

Alvarado plant (most of central SD) averages:
Calcium: 41.5ppm
Bicarbonate: 123.0ppm
Magnesium: 19.3
Sodium 72.6
Chloride 87.4
Sulfate 111.0
Alkalinity 101.0

You'll get all you need between these to documents
http://www.sandiego.gov/water/qualit...aterqual11.pdf
http://www.sandiego.gov/water/quality/pdf/tbl6.pdf
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Table 6! That was the key.

Thanks.
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Old 07-31-2012, 08:46 PM   #26
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Is it true that San Diego's water ph is about 8.15? That seems really steep. I'll have to snag some pH paper before I leave work and check when I get home.
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Here is a link to the 2011 Water Qulaity report in San Diego, which they posted this year:

http://www.sandiego.gov/water/qualit...aterqual11.pdf

My company, San Diego Pure Water, also does Free Water Quality Analysis

There's no obligation, we just want people to know what's in their water

www.SanDiegoPureWater.com - there is a form on the home page that if you fill out we will come get a water sample and e-mail you the results!
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Sorry for the thread res, but here are all reports for SD:
http://www.sandiego.gov/water/quality/reports.shtml

Unfortunately some of the data is grouped together, or downright missing. So I went ahead and called them up for some hard numbers... attached is the monthly report of all 3 facilities in SD.

Mira Mar is mine, here is the relevant information (in ppm):
Ca^+2 = Calcium = 68
Mg^+2 = Magnesium = 26.8
Na^+ = Sodium = 92.4
Cl^- = Chloride = 98.8
SO4^-2 = Sulfate = 215
HCO3^- = Bicarbonate = 147

Reason: monthly (not quarterly)
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