Hard Water

Hard Water

Advantages

  • Supplies calcium to the human body
  • Better taste
  • Fewer heart attacks in areas where there is hard water

Disadvantages

  • Uses more soap to lather - expensive
  • Leaves limescale which causes blockages and makes machines less efficient
  • Leaves a messy scum

Evaluation

Hard Water is water that does not lather easily using soap. Dissolved calcium and magnesium compounds in the water cause its hardness.

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