Opinions on my ward water report

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raymarkson

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I wanted to share my water report from Ward lab to see if I could get some opinions and insights from some of the knowledgeable people in this community. I have a very limited understanding of water chemistry, but these numbers seem to indicate that I have pretty soft water that would be a good starting point for most beer styles. Am I right in that assessment? Is there anything that glaring in this report that I should pay attention to? Thanks!

pH 7.8
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est, ppm 80
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.13
Cations / Anions, me/L 1.1 / 0.9 ppm
Sodium, Na 7
Potassium, K 2
Calcium, Ca 10.5
Magnesium, Mg 2
Total Hardness, CaCO3 33
Nitrate, NO3-N 0.4 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 5
Chloride, Cl 7
Carbonate, CO3 < 1.0
Bicarbonate, HCO3 25
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 21
Total Phosphorus, P < 0.01
Total Iron, Fe < 0.01 "<" - Not Detected / Below Detection Limit
 
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