What is the hardness of my water?

The hardness of water is primarily due to the presence of calcium and magnesium in the water and is expressed as calcium carbonate (CACO3). Our average hardness is 16 milligrams per liter or 0.93 grains per gallon.

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1. How do I read my water meter?
2. What if I need to reach the water department when the office is closed?
3. What is the hardness of my water?
4. What is the average water usage in the Town of Orleans?
5. What do you test for in my drinking water and where can I get those results?
6. When do you flush the fire hydrants?
7. When are water bills mailed?
8. Why Do We Flush?