Is Salem's water hard or soft?

It is considered Soft. Water hardness refers to the concentration of certain minerals, particularly those containing calcium and magnesium. People tend to ask about hardness after reading the owner's manual for a new dishware or washing machine. This is because hardness minerals inhibit the sudsing action of soaps and detergents. In areas of the country where water is very hard, these mineral deposits can damage boilers and block water pipes.

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1. I am billed per 100 cubic feet. How much water is that?
2. I am having my house re-sided. Is there anything I need to do before the contractors arrive at my house?
3. I turned on my water and nothing came out. What is happening?
4. Is Salem's water hard or soft?
5. Is there fluoride in the water?
6. The shut off valve before my meter does not work. Is the Town responsible to replace it?
7. What causes discolored water?
8. What is turbidity?