The most common cause of lead in drinking water is the corrosion of plumbing fixtures and solder containing lead. The drinking water supplied by Oakwood from the water treatment plants do not contain lead at a detectable level. As a precaution, lead usually can be eliminated from drinking water by allowing cold water to run … Continued
FAQ Topic: Water Production
Cloudy water is usually caused by the release of dissolved air from water. This is quite common and harmless. When watched closely , the dissolved air or cloudiness slowly clears up.
Oakwood does not add fluoride to the water. Fluoride occurs naturally in Oakwood’s well water. The natural fluoride level in Oakwood’s ground water is approximately 0.21 milligrams per liter.
Water hardness is caused by natural minerals in the well water. The average hardness for Oakwood’s water is 200 milligrams per liter (or 12 grains per gallon).