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Compensated Hardness

A calculated value based upon the total hardness, the magnesium-to-calcium ratio, and the sodium, iron, and manganese concentrations in a water. This value is used to correct for the reduction in hardness removal capacity of a cation exchange water softener which is caused by the presence of these substances. No single method of calculation has been uniformly accurate.