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Old 10-27-2015, 10:32 PM   #1
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Following clear indications, I start google for Miami Dade water Test and found a Private Company that offers water test free in exchange to "adequate" home water filters offer. I requested a test but when they call me, explained that they only test for biological discrepancies and hard water.
Also contact online to Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, and the answer was: We test for Chlorine Residual, Total Coliform, Turbidity and pH"
I will proceed w/ both test. My question, does these test will be enough to determine what class of equipment I need at home? If not, any recommendation?

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Old 10-27-2015, 11:30 PM   #2
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Find an independent private lab to provide the test.

One that isn't selling anything....
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Old 10-28-2015, 12:56 AM   #3
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Hi Griz:

Any tips? Google was not of much help.

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Call your local health department the environmental side is usually responsible for the wells. They should have water test labs.

or use the mail::
http://www.ntllabs.com/Merchant2/mer...Code=Homeowner

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Old 10-30-2015, 07:03 AM   #5
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Hi:
I have Water Test results:
-A renamed Private company sent an specialist and performed what I will call a "colorant drops" hardness water test: 9 gpm. They recommended me their "Softener Station" that uses Salt, electricity and $.
-County's Water management told me that the Water I receive left the Station w/ values of 80 mg/lt. They proposed and I was agree, to do an "Water Supply Flush" @ home's water inlet.
Any thoughts?

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We have environmental companies that don't sell anything so they I trust their judgment more than someone who sells water treatment systems .
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Old 11-05-2015, 06:02 AM   #7
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Hi:
I have Water Test results:
-A renamed Private company sent an specialist and performed what I will call a "colorant drops" hardness water test: 9 gpm. They recommended me their "Softener Station" that uses Salt, electricity and $.
-County's Water management told me that the Water I receive left the Station w/ values of 80 mg/lt. They proposed and I was agree, to do an "Water Supply Flush" @ home's water inlet.
Any thoughts?

Many Thanks
These were the water test results (9 gpm water test) and 80 mg/lt water management supply quality.
Should I install any kind of filter or device?

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Old 11-05-2015, 07:44 AM   #8
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I agree with griz and Ghostmaker, but I have not figured out your concern(s). Are you concerned about your water's taste, hardness, clarity, purity, etc?
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Hardness is my concern.
I render valve leaking frequently.

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