Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Kev888 » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:42 am

Thanks Jim, its not the exact one I had in mind, but it certainly looks along similar lines.
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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Kingfisher4 » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:36 pm

Simonh82 wrote:
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:53 pm
I emailed late last night and got a prompt reply today. He replied from enquiries(at)phoenix-analytical.co.uk, so that might be a better address to get him on.

He said he would be running the next round of analysis on about the 15th Oct so if others are interested, you've got a couple of weeks to get in there. Cost is £26. The test covers:
Sodium
Potassium
Magnesium
Calcium
Chloride
Nitrate
Phosphate
Sulphate
Total alkalinity expressed as calcium carbonate
pH
electrical conductivity
total residual chlorine
You're absolutely correct but he emailed yesterday confirming details and that he needs the sample (250-500ml tap water) in good time, so wants it by 13th October at the latest. If anyone has not contacted him already they probably need to do so ASAP so he can send you his address and details of how to take and send the sample etc.

Mine is packaged ready to drop into the post office tomorrow.

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by LeeH » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:29 pm

Mine is on route.


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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Rhodesy » Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:30 pm

Sending mine tomorrow or Wednesday!

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by charliemartin » Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:56 am

Sent mine yesterday.

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Aleman » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:10 am

Need to get mine sorted before they change back to reservoir water rather than the Borehole water we've had for the summer :(

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by LeeH » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:21 am

So, do I have 'good' water? It looks OK when it comes out of the tap. :=P
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Post by LeeH » Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:44 am

....and my Muphys report from a few weeks back.

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Jim » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:28 am

@LeeH - your alkalinity looks pretty high to me; you're going to need some kind of treatment to get it down.
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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by LeeH » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:58 pm

Thanks Jim, I normally follow the Murphys instructions but will try Wallys results and the calculator on here.


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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Rhodesy » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:12 pm

Ignore - see below
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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Rhodesy » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:13 pm

Rhodesy wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:12 pm
I received my results earlier in the week. Not much has changed since my last report in 2015, nothing materially anyway.

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by thepatchworkdoll » Sat Oct 20, 2018 6:50 pm

Hi Rhodsey
Your water profile is almost identical to mine. im in Linlithgiow.
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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Rhodesy » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:04 pm

I am in Airdrie (Glasgow is always easier to mention) so only 20 odd miles out from yourself.

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Re: Water analysis by Wallybrew/Pheonix analytical

Post by Hanglow » Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:13 pm

Yeah that's fairly typical soft scottish water, (im in glasgow and it's essentially the same) great for brewing as all you have to do is add stuff and not worry about having too much of anything :)

Edinburgh has a bit harder water but still good by and large and Orkney and/or Shetland have some pretty wacky water at times, I presume because they are so low lying and the sea water obviously poses a problem.
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