Water quality bad?
Original post made by GV on Oct 12, 2013
I live in greenmeadow, and the water in the pool seems of better quality than the city water supply w.r.t chemical smells. Yes, this level of chemicals might reduce bacteria, but who knows what kind of cancer this brings..Do others feel like the level of chemicals in the water has gone up?
on Oct 12, 2013 at 9:19 am
Yup, it is SO bad that all of the filters on all of my water faucets have been clogged. It is so bad that the two water filters on my washing machine have to be changed once a week ( normal,is once every six weeks). It is so bad that my kitchen water filtration system has had to be changed out twice this year ( normal is once a year). And it is so bad that it ruined my fairly new water heater, just four years old, which should have lasted 12-15 years.
on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:05 am
I think the city needs to test its water. I believe it has become a health hazard. I discovered that the stomach upsets I was having were linked to drinking Palo Alto tap water. It is ironic that a city that prides its self for going green has opted to use toxic chemicals to "purify" its water. The county even warns that the chloramine disinfectant that the city is using is toxic to fish and amphibians.....what about us? Chloramine can not be boiled out or filtered out easily. Are we inadvertently poisoning ourself by our stupidity?
on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:30 am
"I discovered that the stomach upsets I was having were linked to drinking Palo Alto tap water."
Yeah, want to add a little bit, here? Please, please elaborate.
Last year, in Oct/Nov, there was an algae 'bloom' (not what the water dept called it, but similar) in the HH water that clogged filters. Methinks it's happening again.
The smell - that's result of the fire. Dumping a ton of crap into the water, is my guess.