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Drinking water may be cloudy starting Monday for Castlewood, other customers of Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

Original post made on Dec 24, 2009

Water customers in Pleasanton's unincorporated Castlewood community and other parts of the East Bay, South Bay, the Peninsula and in San Francisco may see some temporary cloudiness in their drinking water for the next couple months, a San Francisco Public Utilities Commission spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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Posted by How remove water marks?
a resident of Danbury Park
on Dec 24, 2009 at 1:49 pm

Can someone please tell me how to get water marks, cloudy whitish deposits from the lawn sprinklers off my car? I had hoped the new filtration plant on Santa Rita would help, but it's just as bad, or worse than before.

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Posted by D W
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Dec 24, 2009 at 4:23 pm

ARRRGH! How about showing a little respect for our Castlewood friends. I know I have two for my family, with some pretty good neighbors to boot. No more Rodney water treatment, please.

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Posted by Mr. Cheney
a resident of Downtown
on Dec 29, 2009 at 5:37 pm

Water spots are from minerals in the water. The R.O. plant will make it better if you receive water from that source. If you do, it still is only a mix of the R.O. to Pleasanton's well water. Depending on the ratio of R.O. to well water will determine your mineral count in the water. The only thing you can do is wax your car and keep it away from having the water dry on it. White vinegar or CLR cleaner will help to remove what you already have on it. These help to break down the minerals off shower doors, faucets and car paint if needed.
Happy New Year to all!!

Mike Cheney
Valley Plumbing

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