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OT has limescale got worse?
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Vicky
2017-08-09 17:51:52 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
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Vicky
Jim Easterbrook
2017-08-09 17:56:25 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Water in different places has different levels of hardness. E.g. water from
a bore hole in chalk will be much harder than from a river flowing off peat.
The ownership of the company doesn't affect this.

Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness. Be thankful you've got hard
water, soft tastes horrible and is unpleasant to wash with.
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Chris McMillan
2017-08-09 18:18:17 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Water in different places has different levels of hardness. E.g. water from
a bore hole in chalk will be much harder than from a river flowing off peat.
The ownership of the company doesn't affect this.
Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness. Be thankful you've got hard
water, soft tastes horrible and is unpleasant to wash with.
With you there, Jim, McT won't agree with us. It's wot yer born to, I
reckon.

Sincerely Chris
J. P. Gilliver (John)
2017-08-09 18:57:40 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Water in different places has different levels of hardness. E.g. water from
a bore hole in chalk will be much harder than from a river flowing off peat.
The ownership of the company doesn't affect this.
If only because, presumably, it's as much of a problem for them as you -
their pipes will get furred up too. (OK, more for you as you're heating
it, but still.)
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Post by Jim Easterbrook
Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness. Be thankful you've got hard
water, soft tastes horrible and is unpleasant to wash with.
With you there, Jim, McT won't agree with us. It's wot yer born to, I
reckon.
Sincerely Chris
Indeed. Apparently you need a lot more soap to make a good lather with
hard water; since I somewhat like lather, I guess I prefer soft, though
can't say I've ever been aware of the difference. I do remember a
chemistry master saying he had at times had to keep/make a sample of
hard water for showing what people were talking about, to pupils from
soft water areas who'd never encountered it.
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Jim Easterbrook
2017-08-09 19:20:21 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Water in different places has different levels of hardness. E.g. water
from a bore hole in chalk will be much harder than from a river flowing
off peat. The ownership of the company doesn't affect this.
If only because, presumably, it's as much of a problem for them as you -
their pipes will get furred up too. (OK, more for you as you're heating
it, but still.)
No, their pipes don't suffer at all. Why would they? The hardness stays in
solution from bore hole to customer. Soft water dissolves lead pipes though,
so is a minor health risk if your house is has a lead supply pipe.
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Chris McMillan
2017-08-10 08:20:05 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Water in different places has different levels of hardness. E.g. water from
a bore hole in chalk will be much harder than from a river flowing off peat.
The ownership of the company doesn't affect this.
If only because, presumably, it's as much of a problem for them as you -
their pipes will get furred up too. (OK, more for you as you're heating
it, but still.)
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Post by Jim Easterbrook
Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness. Be thankful you've got hard
water, soft tastes horrible and is unpleasant to wash with.
With you there, Jim, McT won't agree with us. It's wot yer born to, I
reckon.
Sincerely Chris
Indeed. Apparently you need a lot more soap to make a good lather with
hard water; since I somewhat like lather, I guess I prefer soft, though
can't say I've ever been aware of the difference. I do remember a
chemistry master saying he had at times had to keep/make a sample of
hard water for showing what people were talking about, to pupils from
soft water areas who'd never encountered it.
Drinking soft water - yuck. Hard water - yummy. Yes, really.

But limescale is a serious problem, does cost more in the long term on wear
and tear of washing machine, dishwasher, etc no doubt about it.

Sincerely Chris

Sincerely Chris
Jim Easterbrook
2017-08-09 19:22:11 UTC
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Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness.
I forgot to mention you can have temporary changes if they shut off one
supply and import from another area, but this is unusual.
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Btms
2017-08-09 21:05:53 UTC
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Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness.
I forgot to mention you can have temporary changes if they shut off one
supply and import from another area, but this is unusual.
Or pour aluminium into the system and deny the outcome.
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Mike
2017-08-10 07:35:23 UTC
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Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness.
I forgot to mention you can have temporary changes if they shut off one
supply and import from another area, but this is unusual.
Or pour aluminium into the system and deny the outcome.
That well known choral piece "Spend on Aluminium"
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LFS
2017-08-10 10:48:24 UTC
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Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness.
I forgot to mention you can have temporary changes if they shut off one
supply and import from another area, but this is unusual.
Or pour aluminium into the system and deny the outcome.
That well known choral piece "Spend on Aluminium"
<grin>
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J. P. Gilliver (John)
2017-08-10 19:49:08 UTC
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Your company's website should have typical water analysis figures for your
postcode area, which will include the hardness.
I forgot to mention you can have temporary changes if they shut off one
supply and import from another area, but this is unusual.
Or pour aluminium into the system and deny the outcome.
That well known choral piece "Spend on Aluminium"
<grin>
I presume you're thinking of the piece which my brother (who is involved
with several choirs) assures me is known by choristers as "spem, spem,
glorious spem".

(For UNRAts who are curious*: it's "Spem in alium", a choral piece most
famous for having forty different parts, although it isn't just a
novelty - it's rather nice, if you like that sort of thing.)

*OK, I know UMRAts are curious, in both senses.
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Penny
2017-08-09 22:49:48 UTC
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Be thankful you've got hard
water, soft tastes horrible and is unpleasant to wash with.
I have adjusted to the taste here and ours is not so soft as to be
unpleasant to wash with.
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Penny
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Mike
2017-08-09 18:04:52 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
TTBOMK, the utilitiy profiteers don't treat the water in any way that would
affect the hardness factor, this is a result of the ground that the rain
permeates through on its' way to the 'abstraction' point.

We knew a retired chief engineer from the the Queen Mary boaty thing and
one of his responsibilties was to monitor the water they took on board to
sate the thirst of the boilers; on a scale where the water in New York
measured 0.5, the water in Reading measured 22 and he referred to this as
'liquid bricks'.
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Vicky
2017-08-09 21:09:10 UTC
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We knew a retired chief engineer from the the Queen Mary boaty thing and
one of his responsibilties was to monitor the water they took on board to
sate the thirst of the boilers; on a scale where the water in New York
measured 0.5, the water in Reading measured 22 and he referred to this as
'liquid bricks'.
Oooh! One of the radio officers we sailed with had been on the QM
boaty, the original. I think there is a new one now, isn't there? This
would have been in about 1970s. Gus. He was Radio Officer on it and I
think his wife was a nurse on it.She wasn't sailing with us. #

I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
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Vicky
Mike
2017-08-10 07:38:10 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker.
Err.... everyones I think ;-)
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LFS
2017-08-10 10:49:29 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker.
Err.... everyones I think ;-)
Difficult to avoid, I'd have thought.
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BrritSki
2017-08-10 12:09:47 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker.
Err.... everyones I think ;-)
Difficult to avoid, I'd have thought.
Especially if you're downwind...
Chris McMillan
2017-08-10 08:30:47 UTC
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We knew a retired chief engineer from the the Queen Mary boaty thing and
one of his responsibilties was to monitor the water they took on board to
sate the thirst of the boilers; on a scale where the water in New York
measured 0.5, the water in Reading measured 22 and he referred to this as
'liquid bricks'.
Oooh! One of the radio officers we sailed with had been on the QM
boaty, the original. I think there is a new one now, isn't there? This
would have been in about 1970s. Gus. He was Radio Officer on it and I
think his wife was a nurse on it.She wasn't sailing with us. #
I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Our friend was in the war or soon after. We met him in the mid-1970s and
he was retired for a number of years by then.

Sincerely Chris
Peter Percival
2017-08-10 21:47:15 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
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Clive Arthur
2017-08-10 22:06:14 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.

Cheers
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Fenny
2017-08-11 00:04:20 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.
Seven of Nine
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.
Seven of Nine
'Pieces of eight'
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.
Seven of Nine
'Pieces of eight'
9 rings for mortal men, doomed to die.
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.
Seven of Nine
'Pieces of eight'
9 rings for mortal men, doomed to die.
10 Lords a leaping.
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Vicky
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
Makwala's 6th.
Seven of Nine
'Pieces of eight'
9 rings for mortal men, doomed to die.
10 Lords a leaping.
They all rolled over and one fell out.
(time spent with 2 yr old yesterday)
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Vicky
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2017-08-10 22:13:57 UTC
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I'm trying to recall whose responsibility the making of water is on a
tanker. I think 2nd engineer. 3rd is electricals and Chief general
stuff. Or was it 4th?
Beethoven's 5th.
So was Moses, and lost the job ...
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2017-08-09 19:46:03 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Move to Brum. They have delicious water. Probably because it comes
from Wales...
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to me what you really mean.
I think I had better not, Duchess. Nowadays to be intelligible is
to be found out. -- Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan
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2017-08-09 21:05:54 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Move to Brum. They have delicious water. Probably because it comes
from Wales...
Just how green was that valley?
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Paul Herber
2017-08-10 10:27:10 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Move to Brum. They have delicious water. Probably because it comes
from Wales...
Just how green was that valley?
Did the water come from a hill or a mountain?
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Btms
2017-08-10 14:00:00 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Move to Brum. They have delicious water. Probably because it comes
from Wales...
Just how green was that valley?
Did the water come from a hill or a mountain?
Both but the valley was flooded to provide Brum with water.
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BTMS - Equine Advisor Extraordinaire.
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2017-08-09 22:54:21 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Not sure why Watford should be worse than Barnet but we used to get lots of
fur in the kettle in Abbots Langley.

It does vary though, when I lived at the foot of the North Downs in Kent
the kettle used to get a slight brownish coating but no fur. Up over the
hill only 4 miles away everything furred up all the time.

Not sure I'd like tea or coffee made with distilled water though - you can
get tablets to keep the washing machine clear. Why is it always the cold
tap that gets furry?
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Jim Easterbrook
2017-08-10 05:55:59 UTC
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Not sure I'd like tea or coffee made with distilled water though - you can
get tablets to keep the washing machine clear. Why is it always the cold
tap that gets furry?
Because the hot water has dumped its scale in the hot water tank.
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Not sure why Watford should be worse than Barnet but we used to get lots of
fur in the kettle in Abbots Langley.
It does vary though, when I lived at the foot of the North Downs in Kent
the kettle used to get a slight brownish coating but no fur. Up over the
hill only 4 miles away everything furred up all the time.
Not sure I'd like tea or coffee made with distilled water though - you can
get tablets to keep the washing machine clear. Why is it always the cold
tap that gets furry?
If you keep your hot water system at no higher than 60 degrees C, the
system will keep the furring to the minimum, maybe the 'fur' is all in the
pipework previous to the hot top and has yet to get that far.
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Fenny
2017-08-09 23:18:44 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Just get a filter jug (or have a filter fitted on the feed pipe to the
kitchen tap). I have hard water, but using a filter jug means I have
no proble with the kettle or - more importantly - the coffee machine.
The taps get covered in limescale and take a good scrubbing to get
them ungunged.
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LFS
2017-08-10 07:40:21 UTC
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Post by Vicky
We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Just get a filter jug (or have a filter fitted on the feed pipe to the
kitchen tap). I have hard water, but using a filter jug means I have
no proble with the kettle or - more importantly - the coffee machine.
The taps get covered in limescale and take a good scrubbing to get
them ungunged.
Same here. Oxford water is not only hard but heavily chlorinated, makes
tea taste vile, we've used jug filters since they first appeared on
sale. I clean the taps frequently but the shower tiles need attacking
now and that's a horrid job.
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Clive Arthur
2017-08-10 10:30:59 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in
other homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new
water proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water
properly?
Just get a filter jug (or have a filter fitted on the feed pipe to the
kitchen tap). I have hard water, but using a filter jug means I have
no proble with the kettle or - more importantly - the coffee machine.
The taps get covered in limescale and take a good scrubbing to get
them ungunged.
Same here. Oxford water is not only hard but heavily chlorinated, makes
tea taste vile, we've used jug filters since they first appeared on
sale. I clean the taps frequently but the shower tiles need attacking
now and that's a horrid job.
The filter doesn't remove the Chlorine, just letting the water stand in
the jug will do the same thing. That's why you can smell the Chlorine,
it would rather be in the air.

When I pour a glass of water, I put my finger over the tap to make a
high speed turbulent jet into the glass, then blow the chlorine away.

Cheers
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2017-08-10 19:52:52 UTC
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Same here. Oxford water is not only hard but heavily chlorinated, makes
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Good for washing poultry, then?

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Paul Herber
2017-08-12 13:33:06 UTC
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Same here. Oxford water is not only hard but heavily chlorinated, makes
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Good for washing poultry, then?
This leaves a Bad Taste in my mouth.
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Jenny M Benson
2017-08-12 13:56:35 UTC
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Same here. Oxford water is not only hard but heavily chlorinated, makes
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Good for washing poultry, then?
This leaves a Bad Taste in my mouth.
Nomination accepted, Mr Herber!
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Jenny M Benson
steveski
2017-08-10 00:23:52 UTC
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We're having problems with it, various machines, distilling water to
save the new kettle and coffee maker from clogging up etc. And round
the taps and waste. I don't recall the problems being this bad in other
homes. East barnet was bad but not this bad. Is it possible new water
proividers, Nasty foreign firms etc, don't treat the water properly?
It may sound blunt, Vicky, but that's West Hertfordshire water for you -
esp. with the run-off from the Chilterns in our part of the world . . .
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[1] One of my chemistry was working for the Herts water board/company [2]
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