ea wrote:Does anyone feel that water in Shanghai is a bit strange nowadays, when i wash my hairs, they don`t get clean and stay grassy dirty even worse... at the beginning i thought its because of shampoo but i try 3 different brands .. result is the same
moonfirespammer wrote:Yikes, anyone knows where can I get a water purity tester in Shanghai?
I've been drinking water from my landlord's alkaline water purification system direct. It has an auto rinse system every couple of litres, not sure how safe it is though.
Ogram wrote:!!Mayday, mayday!!
I have a question. I know tap water in Shanghai usually has a certain 'smell'. Some call it muddy, and some say it's from exessive use of chlorine or something. But the water in our apartment (pudong, Jinqiao) smells like gasoline, or white spirit. We have had the waterfilter replaced, but it doesn't change a thing. The smell is the same for hot and cold water, and it smells worst in the morning.
Can you imagine taking a shower or washing your face in a haze of gasoline?
Does anyone know what it can be, and how it could be fixed? Right now I have send 2 samples (one to a company chosen by the landlord, and one to a company which I chose myself) to have the water thoroughly tested. Next week I'll get the results. I don't know if it is 'just smell' or if it is actually really unhealthy to take a 'gasoline shower'. Some say it's the pipes in the apartment. But what can they do about the pipes... change them all??
Would be gratefull for any usefull comment/advice!
Ogram wrote:Any way, I am really curious about the samples that we have send to the laboratory/company.
Jameyabc wrote:Water is good for health and our body contain 70% of water, Water may help to reduce your weight and makes your skin fair and pimples away.
myears wrote:What I need to know is will plumbing fixtures, filters, shower heads, etc., bought in the US, fit Shanghai plumbing fixtures, especially pipes?????????
Thanks for any info regarding this question.
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