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anybody know of any issues with water discharging near a hive. Does this harm the hive. Do the bees get high blood pressure from too much sodium and die.

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If there were any sort of problem with it, I would think bees could not be kept within 5 mile of the ocean.
The bees can decide what they need, if it isn't man made, like pesticides.
 

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some salt added to water may actually make it more attractive to the bees.

as a more general rule you generally want to place hives where there is no water accumulation (or as abc/xyz use to say a high and well drain location). there are some disease (nosema for one) associated with excess moisture conditions
 

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if it was me I would not have the softener drain on the ground , as the salt will build up in the soil , and water will no seep in to the soil , then that spot will get bigger each year .. the wash machine water I do have pumping on the ground ,
 
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