What is my water’s hardness?

Water hardness is a measure of the mineral content of water and is primarily composed of calcium and magnesium compounds. The City of Canandaigua water is considered moderately hard, containing approximately 130 milligrams per liter or 7.6 grains of hardness.

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1. I have a question about my water bill. Who should I call?
2. What do I do with backflow reports?
3. Is water my expensive?
4. What is the Distribution System?
5. Leaks – If there is water in my front yard or the street?
6. Where does my water come from?
7. What is my water’s hardness?
8. Do I need a water softener?
9. Is my water fluoridated?
10. Are chloramines used to treat my water?
11. Can I taste or smell chlorine in my water?
12. Can I remove chlorine from my water?
13. Do Hazardous Algae Blooms (HABs) affect my water?
14. Why water is discolored or cloudy?
15. There is a pink slime or growth in my toilet or shower. Is this caused by my water?