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How To: Brew Water Chemistry for Coffee & Espresso

by Marc Buckman Updated: August 26, 2019 1 min read

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Learn about the Specialty Coffee Association's water standards, how to test your water, and about filters for brew water. Marc from WholeLatteLove.com defines the SCA's water quality standards and tells you how each characteristic affects coffee flavor and equipment. Learn where to get information on your source water quality and how to test it. Plus, real world solutions for treating water for best flavor and preventing damage to coffee and espresso equipment.

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Marc Buckman
Marc Buckman

Marc is one of Whole Latte Love's resident experts on everything coffee. He built our YouTube channel from the ground up in 2009, demystifying the world of coffee for upwards of 100k subscribers by producing over 1000 in-depth videos. Marc enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and saving the lives of his coworkers when the kitchen runs out of coffee by sharing some of his own.