Local Saskatchewan Community Water Hardness Values

The table below shows water hardness values in "grains per gallon" for several of the communities in our area. These are for general reference only. If you would like to know your current water properties, bring it in to us for testing. The numbers below are provided by SaskH2O. You can find the most recent test results for these communites, and others in Saskatchewan here.

Grain per gallon (gpg) is a unit of water hardness defined as 1 grain (64.8 milligrams) of calcium carbonate dissolved in 1 US gallon of water (3.785412 L). The degree of hardness standard as established by the American Society of Agricultural Engineers (S-339) and the Water Quality Association (WQA) is:

Degree of Hardness Grains per Gallon (gpg) ppm (or mg/L)
 Soft <1.0 <17.0
Slightly Hard  1.0-3.5 17.1-60
Moderately Hard 3.5-7.0 60-120
Hard 7.0-10.5 120-180
Very Hard >10.5 >180

DISTRIBUTED WATER HARDNESS - June 2016

LOCATION

gpg

Albertville

38

Aquadeo

25

Battleford

15

Big River

33

Biggar

31

Birch Hills

9

Blaine lake

48

Borden

0

Candle Lake

19

Canwood

36

Carrot River

10

Choiceland

28

Cut knife

31

Debden

65

Delmas

23

Denare Beach

18

Duck Lake

21

Elk Ridge Resort

25

Frenchman butte

23

Glaslyn

20

Hafford

65

Hudson Bay

10

Kelvington

57

Kindersley

22

La Loche

7

La Ronge

7

Lashburn

14

Leask

2

Leask

2

Leoville

31

Luseland

0

Macklin

11

Maidstone

16

LOCATION

gpg

Marcelin

42

Marsden

51

Marshall

28

Maymont

59

Meadow lake

11

Meath Park

48

Medstead

29

Melfort

12

Neilburg

49

Nipawin

19

North Battleford

11

Paddockwood

33

Paradise hill

1

Porcupine Plain

33

Prince Albert

 

Rabbit lake

26

Radisson

20

Regina

18

Rosetown

3

Saskatoon

11

Shell Lake

42

Shellbrook

24

Smeaton

51

Speers

28

Spiritwood

1

St. Briex

29

St. Louis

11

St. Walburg

17

Turtleford

23

Unity

16

Wakaw

12

Weirdale

27

Wilkie

31

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