The legal classification of a mineral spring varies in different parts of the world. Generally speaking, a mineral spring contains greater than 1000 mg/l ( PPM ) of naturally dissolved solids.
The Blue River Resort Hot Mineral Springs are classified as true mineral springs, having dissolved solids measuring 3840 mg/l ( PPM ). These numbers are based on laboratory results from the engineers and the government ministry.
Waters may be classified as acidic, basic, or neutral, according to the balance of hydrogen in the water.
Acidic waters are waters that measure below 7.0 on the PH scale.
Neutral waters are waters that measure 7.0 on the PH scale.
Basic/Alkaline waters are waters that measure above 7.0 on the PH scale.
The Blue River Resort Hot Mineral Springs have a PH level of 7.55 classifying it as basic/alkaline waters. The alkalinity is primarily the result of the potassium, calcium, magnesium, and sodium ions