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Water Quality Report Welcome to the City of Bend Water website.

Nature has given the residents of the City of Bend a precious, high quality supply of cold, clear water. We are the envy of many other communities because our exceptional water comes from both surface and groundwater sources. 

 

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Is City of Bend water hard or soft?

Typically City of Bend water sources have a hardness level range of approximately .99 - 1.46 grains of hardness per gallon.

This makes our water within the "soft" to "slightly hard" range as classified by the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Water Quality Association.

The table below lists the Federal guidelines for water hardness classification.

 Classification   Grains per Gallon 
 Soft  0 - 1 
 Slightly Hard  1 -3 .5 
 Moderately Hard  3.5 - 7.0 
 Hard  7.0 - 10.5 
 Very Hard  10.5 or over