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What Do I Need to Know About Hard Water?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

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Hard water. We know the Edmonton area has it, but what is it and do we need to be concerned?

In short, hard water is water that has a higher than average amount of dissolved minerals. In our area, that’s mostly calcium and magnesium. The calcium and magnesium are not harmful to people or pets, but hard water can have annoying side effects and require some action on your part.

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