Acidic water low pH

Acid water in CT

Acidic water is corrosive. It causes:

  • Blue green stains
  • Metallic tasting water
  • Elevated levels of copper and lead
  • Leaks in your copper plumbing

Acidic water means a low pH BELOW 7.0
Alkaline water means a high pH ABOVE 7.0

The State of CT Dept of Public Health recommends a pH between 6.4 and 10 units

IT’S EASY TO SOLVE. You need a Water Neutralizer

Frequently Asked Questions about Acidic Water

Do I really need to treat low pH water?

  • Absolutely. Once you see blue-green stains, the damage to your pipes has begunNeutralizer for Acidity in Water
  • You will eventually get leaks in your copper plumbing
  • You CAN’T undo the damage- but you can prevent further damage

What do the pH numbers mean?

  • pH is measured on a scale from 0 to 14
  • A pH of 7 is Neutral
  • pH is measured on a logarithmic scale
  • There is a huge difference between a Neutral 7 and an Acidic 6
  • Think of a pH of 7 as you just ate one hamburger and you are perfectly full
  • A pH of 6.0 would be like eating 10 more hamburgers
  • A pH of 5.0 is like eating 100 more hamburgers. There is a BIG difference!

Does a low pH add copper and lead to my water?

  • Yes, it can.
  • Acidic water can leach copper and lead from your pipes, solder and fixtures

How do I treat acidic water?

  • You call H2O, of course!
  • We install a Neutralizer to “neutralize” the acidic water


Check out this interesting pH scale below:

Neutralizer for acidity

Why use H2O Equipment Co to solve your acidic problem? Because we have the most experienced technicians in Connecticut.