TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locations

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by Secretariat73 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:46 pm

Las Vegas, Nevada

First time I've tested it but knew it was bad. The water is like liquid rock here.

Tap 369ppm
RO 17ppm

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by PitBulMom » Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:58 pm

Rachelle Williams (PitBulMom)
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Hurricane Utah (Southern Utah)

Tap Water-360
Water comes from 2 sources, Wells and Virgin River Gorge.

Water thru Kitchen tap with "PUR" water filter- 328

Kitchen water thru PUR, then filtered thru "Zero Water"-000

Rainwater unavailable at this time, we have had 2 days of rain in 6 months and at that time I didn't have the ZeroWater system or TDS meter.
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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by bananaman » Fri Jul 27, 2018 12:09 am

After being in this hobby for ages, I finally got around to getting a TDS meter.

I’m in Austin, TX. My tap water tested at 135ppm (which is almost exactly what the water quality report said it should be) and the distilled water I (mostly) water with tested at 0ppm.

No rainwater sample because it hasn’t rained in a while.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by iamjacksplants » Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:46 am

Inland Empire California

Tap - 226-298
RO Buddy RODI -
After RO - 3-4
After DI - 0-1

All measurements taken by RO Buddy inline 3 source meter - Tap, post RO membrane, post DI resin bed.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by PeachHawk » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:36 pm

St. Louis, MO US
Small time hobby grower :)

TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) of tap water/Walmart water filter
Tapwater -- 150
Walmart filter -- 100

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by oval » Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:48 pm

Lakeland, Florida

Tap water = 122 ppm (my sister's tap water 3 miles away = 175 ppm)

Rain water = between 2 and 6 ppm (I collect rainwater in the open, away from roof and tree runoff.)

Nota bene: The small amount of rainwater we got from Hurricane Michael (nothing like in the panhandle where it hit) measured 16 ppm. I guess it picked a little seawater up from the gulf and dropped it on us.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by Artchic528 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:53 am

Just tested my tap water. It's 39ppm. I'm in the northern part of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by Granpa Walt » Sat May 04, 2019 9:14 pm

Harahan (New Orleans), LA

Tap water -- 130ppm

Rain water -- 18ppm
rain water is collected in large pans
away from trees, roofs, or other
runoffs. Occasional debris made up
airborne seeds and pollen is filtered
out through a large paper coffee filter.
Rain water - 2ppm
rain water collected from roof
downspout during heavy downpour after
first half hour of rain cleaned the roof,
gutters, and downspouts.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by Fieldofscreams » Sun May 05, 2019 12:09 am

Kentwood Michigan

152-168 ppm.

Depends on time of day it seems.
Mistakes were made

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by CarnivoresUnite » Tue May 28, 2019 2:29 am

TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) of several water sources

AC Condenser, interior pipe drainage I recently rerouted - 66 (Unit is ten years old, suspect it's mostly metal deposits but higher than I hoped for.)
If it had passed would have been my main source for the CPS instead of buying distilled or making it.

Tapwater -- 217 (enough to kill a Venus Flytrap in a few weeks)
The TDS is the ZEROWATER model that came with the filter pitcher I bought at Walmart, and ironically the website showed it's level for my zip at 176. LIES!

Filtered water through Electrolux Fridge - 204 (My wife didn't want to know, glad I didn't tell her! LOL)

Collected Rainwater -- None available right now, reserves used on other garden plants, so TBA at a later time.

I may investigate further doing the DIY distilled, if the habit grows which I suspect it will.

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by Midnight_Splendor » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:05 pm

Newbie CP grower

Long Beach,CA
Tap: 308-320 ppm
water I buy from local water/ice cream store: 1-5 ppm

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by CarnivoresUnite » Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:46 pm

CarnivoresUnite wrote:TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) of several water sources

AC Condenser, interior pipe drainage I recently rerouted - 66 (Unit is ten years old, suspect it's mostly metal deposits but higher than I hoped for.)
If it had passed would have been my main source for the CPS instead of buying distilled or making it.

Tapwater -- 217 (enough to kill a Venus Flytrap in a few weeks)
The TDS is the ZEROWATER model that came with the filter pitcher I bought at Walmart, and ironically the website showed it's level for my zip at 176. LIES!

Filtered water through Electrolux Fridge - 204 (My wife didn't want to know, glad I didn't tell her! LOL)

Collected Rainwater -- None available right now, reserves used on other garden plants, so TBA at a later time.

I may investigate further doing the DIY distilled, if the habit grows which I suspect it will.


Rainwater average 11-18 PPM as of today. and getting more rain YAY!

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by optique » Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:57 pm

i got lucky, Tap = 23

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by mutikasha » Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:52 pm

Zagreb, Croatia: around 450. Liquid death for VFT's

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Re: TDS (total dissolved solids) of Water in Various Locatio

by PlanT640847401 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:20 am

I grow mine in 500 no problem by letting it drain

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