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Re: Boiling water

Jason writes:

> I was always under the impression that boiling water would increase
>  the hardness of the water (both DH and GH) because as the water is
>  boiled, it evaporates.  Therefore, with less actual H2O molecules, the
>  concentration of dissolves solids increases.
>    The reason you get a precipitate when you boil the water is because
>  the concentration of the DS becomes so high that it can no longer stay
>  dissolved.

Boiling water causes carbonates for somme reason to settle near the bottom.
What Elvis failed to mention was that you must decant the top third of the
water off and use this.

Bob Dixon