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Old 10-30-2012, 03:17 AM   #1
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pH 7.2
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 152
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.25
Cations / Anions, me/L 2.3 / 2.4
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Sodium, Na 11
Potassium, K 1
Calcium, Ca 22
Magnesium, Mg 9
Total Hardness, CaCO3 93
Nitrate, NO3-N 10.4 (UNSAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S < 1
Chloride, Cl 10
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 79
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 65
Total Phosphorus, P 0.52
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01
"<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit

So what does this tell you or me...


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It tells you that you have pretty nominal water with the exception of the nitrate which is 4% above the EPA MCL for that ion. Don't give it to infants.

As to how to brew with it - there are an infinite number of answers. It is low enough in mineral content that you could prepare a multitude of waters from it by salt addition. The only simple answer is found in the Primer in the Stickies. You would dilute it with 4 parts RO water (which would reduce the nitrate to 2.1) and follow the suggestions there.
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