Many farms and ranches in Texas Hill Country rely on groundwater that is extracted from beneath the limestone and granite landscape. This resource is responsible for much of what is great about the region but also brings its own challenges and concerns. For one, the quality of your water may influence the production and taste of your favorite at-home beverages, like coffee.
Read on for more information about hard water in Texas, specifically the Central Hill Country region, and what to do about it.
What is "Hard" Water?
The phrase "hard water" refers to water that has relatively high mineral content. Water that is extracted from the ground tends to be hard because it takes on minerals from its geological surroundings. Trace minerals found in