Is Faribault's water hard or soft?
The hardness-causing elements in water are primarily calcium and magnesium. Faribault's water has a total hardness of 342 mg / l or 20 grains per gallon. Any water with a total hardness over 300 mg / l is considered very hard. These numbers may be useful when setting your water softener.

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1. I need to have my water temporarily shut off. Who do I call?
2. Does the city have specific lawn sprinkling hours and restrictions?
3. Do these water restrictions apply to my newly sodden/seeded lawn?
4. We have rusty water, what should I do?
5. When and how often are the water hydrants flushed? Will I be notified?
6. My water smells/tastes like chlorine is it safe to use?
7. Is fluoride in my drinking water?
8. Is Faribault's water hard or soft?
9. Does the City soften the water?
10. Where can I obtain information regarding the levels of lead in my drinking water?
11. What causes cloudiness in my drinking water? Is it dangerous?
12. How can I get my drinking water tested?