Here's the checkup for what you've observed:

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These are all of the common variables you will find in tapwater. Some, like the minerals that can make water "hard" also give it some taste, which most of us enjoy. There are other substances that are also found in tapwater that come from it's journey from the sky to your faucet. For most of these you need test kits to find out if they're in your water. Click on Teacher's Corner for info on these kits,go to Resources to find out more than you might ever want to know, or.....

Journey back through the pipes towards THE SOURCE.

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The Source

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