How hard is the water in Hangleton?

Water hardness reading:
260 ppm (moderately hard)

Hangleton has a lot of hard water

Around the coastal areas of Sussex – the Hangleton area of Brighton being no exception – the mains water is typically very hard. It’s all down to the chalk, limestone and clay soil types that dominate the region, which are rich in hard water-causing calcium and magnesium mineral deposits. When naturally soft rainfall reaches the soil, it’s inevitable that the water takes on a much harder edge.

Hard water is a nightmare, especially if you suffer from dry, itchy skin. It can also aggravate conditions like eczema and dermatitis. Hair hates being washed in hard water. Constant exposure can make go it lank, sometimes even resulting in it falling out. It also washing the living daylights out of laundry.

Limescale, primarily caused by hard water, is a devil to keep free from taps, sinks and shower screens – no matter how often you clean. Scale build-up also affects household appliances like dishwashers and washing machines. Ever seen a furring kettle? That’s limescale for you.

Hard water is also the scourge of central heating systems. Limescale will keep accumulating in pipework and the water tank, seriously downgrading the boiler’s performance, because it has to work ever harder to generate the right amount of heat and hot water. That means over inflated fuel bills and a boiler that could need replacing way before necessary.

The answer to all this is to have a super-duper water softener fitted in your home. Skin, hair, laundry and household appliances love softened water. It offers loads of lifestyle benefits. Great for everyday washing, cleaning, cooking and safe to drink, too, a water softener will also save you money in the long run.

Hangleton has a water hardness level of about 260 parts per million (ppm). Given that any reading over 200ppm is deemed hard, Hangleton is well up the scale. To keep that reading right down, a Scott Jenkins Water Softener in situ will do the job to perfection.

Hangleton – an Overview

Annual rainfall: 25.20inch or 640.08mm.

Named after an Old English phrase meaning ‘the farm by the sloping road’ , Hangleton is a suburb of Brighton and Hove. Portslade lies to the west, with West Blatchington to the east. Farmed for centuries, the area was developed for residential use from the 1930s and now has a population of just under 15,000.

The listed Hangleton Manor, now an inn and restaurant, dates back to the 15th century. The present Hangleton Lane is an ancient trackway that has been in use since prehistoric times.

Mains Drinking Water and Sewerage Services in Hangleton

Hangleton residents have their main supply and sewerage services provided by Southern Water.

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