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    Quote Originally Posted by jbradt View Post
    Hey all,

    I was talking to a friend of mine about an upcoming move to upstate NY. She said that because of the acid rain/pollution, etc. that I shouldn't collect rainwater to water my plants. Any members in that area that do this? Anyone have a thought as to whether this could be dangerous?

    It's a crock of you know what. I am between NYC and Albany and use rainwater here no problem at all. I'd imagine it's even better further up north. You'll be fine!

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    I use rainwater and it seems fine....other than encouraging algae no matter what I do.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    Thanks, everyone! I feel much better!
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