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Warning: 86% of our water is testing positive for Cryptosporidium.  Naegleria Fowler (Brain Eating Amoebas) and Giardia are in our water.  It is essential that all water have a UV light, because these can slip by Chlorination!  Some are harmful from ingestion, others from absorption and inhalation. The presence...

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Drinking Water

Water is life! The human body is made of 60% water (infants 78%), and this is a clear indication of the importance of water. Humans need to be adequately hydrated for their physiological systems to function. Additionally, water helps maintain organ health and allows the blood to maintain the...

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That Slippery or Slimy feel that you may have heard comes from bathing is soft water is an untrue fact. When your skin has become accustom to bathing in hard water, you are using more soap, that soap is leaving “soap curd” in your pores and the water can’t...

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Water clarity is a physical characteristic defined by how clear or transparent water is. Although cloudiness is not itself a health concern, it could indicate problems with the water supply that may lead to health risks. Water clarity is directly related to turbidity, as turbidity is a measure of water...

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Sediment is traditionally found in non-municipal water sources (wells and rainwater), but you would be surprised how much sediment is in city/municipal water too. Sediments are naturally occurring particles, that develop as earth materials and are broken down through weathering and erosion. Sediment can consist of sand, rocks, silt...

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Warning: 86% of our water is testing positive for Cryptosporidium.  Naegleria Fowler (Brain Eating Amoebas) and Giardia are in our water.  It is essential that all water have a UV light, because these can slip by Chlorination! Human and animal wastes are a primary source of bacteria in water....

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Bad Taste

There are many things that can give drinking water bad taste.  It could be chemicals used to treat your drinking water, environmental contaminants or even concentrations of metal that have been cast off in plumbing pipes. Some of the culprits behind bad tasting, smelly drinking water could be:; Dissolved...

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Determining where the odor in water is located is key to determining the problem. Does the odor occurs in all the water faucets? The problem is usually in the main water supply. Does it occurs only in certain faucets? The problems is likely in the fixtures or pipes supplying those fixtures....

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Water stains resulting from metals, tannins, lignin or any other contaminant in the water,  will affect fixtures and appliances found throughout the entire home or business.  These stains show up in all sorts of colors: pink, rust or reddish, blackish, dark brown, and green stains. Orange/Red Water Stains Reddish...

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Lead Even in the wake of the Flint water crisis, which exposed around 10,000 residents in Michigan to lead-contaminated drinking water, an estimated tens of millions of Americans are still exposed to unsafe drinking water each year. Exposure to toxins such as radium or arsenic can lead to cancer,...

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