How hard is the water in East Worthing?

Water hardness reading:
280 ppm (very hard)

East Worthing is a haven for hard water

Along the West Sussex coast and beyond, the mains water supply is generally very hard – and East Worthing has its fair share. The reason is the soil type, which is predominantly chalky in nature. Chalk soil is loaded with calcium and magnesium mineral deposits. Whenever it rains, these deposits have the effect of turning the naturally soft rainwater hard. That’s nature for you.

Hard water dries out our skin and can aggravate conditions like eczema and dermatitis. Hair goes lanky and listless after continual washing. In contrast, whenever you wash and bathe in soft water, skin and hair regains its natural shine and vibrancy. The same applies to laundry – clothing is much softer to the touch after being exposed to softened water. Hard water is also the prime cause of limescale, that collects on kitchen and bathroom surfaces, and in everyday appliances, like dishwashers, washing machines and kettles. However well you clean, as long as hard water is about, the scale will keep returning.

Central heating systems take a real hammering from hard water. Limescale accumulation drastically downgrades boiler performance. To compensate for pipework getting clogged up with scale, boilers have to work ever harder to deliver the necessary amounts of heat and hot water- which means ever higher energy bills.

The solution is simple – have a water softener installed in your home. Softened water offers multiple lifestyle benefits – for all the family. It’s brilliant for everyday washing, cleaning and cooking.

In East Worthing, the water hardness level measures around 280 parts per million (ppm). That’s excessive, given that any reading over 200ppm is considered hard. Having an efficient and economic Scott Jenkins Water in your home means those levels will drop to virtually zero.

East Worthing – an Overview

Annual rainfall: 29.96 inch or 761mm.

East Worthing is a residential area of Worthing in West Sussex, located to the east of the main town centre.

The area of modern East Worthing was initially part of the parish of Broadwater, with most of its major development taking place since 1850, as Worthing town expanded.

The area is represented at Westminster by the East Worthing and Shoreham constituency. East Worthing railway station has westbound services to Portsmouth Harbour and Southampton Central and eastbound to Brighton.

Mains Drinking Water and Sewerage Services in East Worthing

The mains drinking water and sewerage services for East Worthing come under the control of Southern Water.

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