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Old 09-12-2007, 09:29 PM   #11
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I just moved as well and although the water isn't brown and stinky where I'm at it sure does have a ton of minerals and is cloudy out of the tap. I went and got myself a Culligan as well. It's not the RV filter but an under the sink version..this one here I think: http://www.culligan.com/index.cfm/fl...%20Filter.html
and I got a level 2 filter to go in it.
Oh yeah, was cheap too...something like $30 I think.

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Old 09-12-2007, 09:46 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by EdWort
I use my tap water and when I brew outside, I use a white RV hose with this Culligan in-line RV water filter.

That looks like a perfect product for getting your brewing water...

do you just buy a new one every two years or so?
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Old 09-14-2007, 04:31 PM   #13
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The sulfur smell is from hydrogen sulfide. It can be removed a number of ways. the carbon filter is probably the easiest. See the following, couldn't figure out how to do a direct link.


The brown stuff is probably suspended solids. Iron is usually dissolved and doesn't come out of solution until it hits the air. Like when you get rust stain in your sink. The carbon filter will take care of that too.

The cloudyness in the water is probably dissolved air. If it is, you will be able to see the bottom of the glass get clear as the air bubbles rise. This is not a problem for your beer.
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