pH Water Test
The pH of your water measures whether it is more acid or more alkaline. Ideally, your water should be between 6.5 and 8.7. Wells in areas with limestone may have higher pH. Alkaline water can smell or taste bad and damage pipes. Acidic water tends to be contaminated with pollutants and can corrode metal pipes.
Can the Wrong pH in My Water Be Harmful?
High pH water (alkaline) can taste bitter and cause skin to be dry. Acidic water is more likely to be contaminated with metals like manganese, copper, iron and lead because it is more corrosive to pipes and welds. It is a very good idea to determine the pH of your water to ensure it is as close as possible to the pH of pure water, which is seven.
How Much Does a pH Water Test Cost?
A precise measurement of your water’s pH can be obtained for $20.