What are the minerals that cause hardness?
The hardness of water is determined by the calcium and magnesium carbonates naturally dissolved in it. Across the U.S., there are waters that are very soft (low in carbonates) and waters that are very hard (high in carbonates).

If your water contains substantial amounts of these minerals, water is said to be hard because making lather or suds is hard to do. Very hard water also leaves calcium scale or mineral deposits behind when it is heated up.

For more information about hard water, contact our Water Department at 973-266-8869.

For more information contact the Water Department at 973-266-8869.

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1. What are the minerals that cause hardness?
2. What does GPG or grains per gallon mean?
3. What is hard water?
4. What problems does hard water cause?