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Can someone tell me what 012 means?

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    Default Can someone tell me what 012 means?

    I tested my rainwater with a TDS pen. It read 012, is this good, bad or average?
    If it's bad, what do I need to do about it?
    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilricky View Post
    I tested my rainwater with a TDS pen. It read 012, is this good, bad or average?
    If it's bad, what do I need to do about it?
    Thanks
    TDS = Total Dissolved Solids. Rain water off of say a roof will have an average of 17 TDS with a range from anywhere around 11 - 50 depending on how heavy the rain was and other pollution factors. Lighter rain allows more particles to be picked up in the air. Heaver rain, less.


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