Is my water hard or soft?

The water in Attleboro falls in the soft end of the water hardness scale. Additional softening of the water by the homeowner is not considered necessary. The average hardness of the water provided to residents is 40-45 milligrams per liter, or 2.3-2.6 grains per gallon. On the hardness scale, 0-75 milligrams per liter is soft, 75-150 milligrams per liter is medium to hard, and over 150 milligrams per liter is very hard.

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1. Who do I call for a water billing problem?
2. Why is my water bill increasing?
3. How can I determine if I have a water leak?
4. Is my water safe to drink?
5. Is there bacteria in the water?
6. Should I have my water tested?
7. Is lead a problem in my water?
8. How much sodium is in my water?
9. Is my water hard or soft?
10. What chemicals are added to the water?
11. Why is fluoride added to the water?
12. What can I do to conserve water?
13. What is the typical water pressure in Attleboro?
14. I am experiencing water at my home of lower quality than expected. What do I do?