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Amusing video re bottled water quality

Discussion in 'Lounge Area' started by Yabbies4me, May 19, 2015.

  1. Yabbies4me

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    I can't believe I watched almost that whole video. I should have known by the early sound of ignorance ringing in my ears that it was not going to end intelligently. I want those minutes back in my life please!
     
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    Sorry!... :D

    Did you watch the whole thing... including the chicken poop bit?
     
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    Yep. Her ignorance knows no bounds. Whoever sold her that meter should be ashamed of himself. Like giving the car keys to a toddler.
     
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    PS. My dogs say chicken poop is yummy :D. So what's her point lol.
     
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    I had a dog that ate it's own poop......TDS? What in your opinion Yabbies could be the most likely mineral that will give high TDS for her teste? Calcium?
     
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    Most likely Calcium and/or Magnesium... possibly some Potassium, Sodium, or Chloride as well. Nothing that's going to harm you in the concentrations that would be present... There would be more in Banana.

    The reading she got after dissolving the chook poop would most likely be Phosphates, as well as some, or all of the above.

    The organic matter and bacteria in the chook poop, the stuff that would make you crook, wouldn't be measured by the TDS meter. She has absolutely no idea what she's talking about... and will be lucky if she doesn't receive a letter from one or more of the companies lawyers, especially as most bottled waters are owned by large multi-national beverage companies such as Coca Cola Amatil etc.

    Edit: Further to this conversation... I have a bottle of "Aussie Natural Spring Water" here.

    The ingredients are listed as: Natural Spring Water

    The typical analysis is listed as:

    Chloride: 49 mg/L
    Sodium: 32 mg/L
    Magnesium: 4.2 mg/L
    Calcium: 1.9 mg/L
    Bicarbonate: 20 mg/L
    Potassium: 1.2mg/L

    So a total of 142.8 mg/L... basically about middle of the road for the readings she was getting for most of the bottle waters she tested (91 ppm – 189 ppm).

    All she had to do was read the typical analysis on the label and she could’ve gotten the reading without a TDS meter… none of which is organic waste, as she is insinuating.
     
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    Freak shows.
    I couldn't bring myself to watch such things what are you guys doing?drinkanim:)
     

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