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Whether your drinking water comes from a public water supply. Or maybe a private well. Each drinking water source may be at risk for contamination. You need to know what those contaminants are. How you might protect your family. The risks associated with the contamination can be harmful. So have you ever thought about testing your water?

Well, water typically contains minerals. Minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, and manganese. Due to its contact with rock formations. This is how water contains these minerals. Water also dissolves metals from pipes. And plumbing fixtures that may contain lead. As well as copper, iron, etc. So city water may contain chlorine. Which happens with the distribution system of the public water supply. This is very common in most households.

Many contaminants are colorless. Tasteless and odorless. Which leads people to believe they have safe drinking water. This may not be a safe assumption. There’s an estimated 4 thousand cases of contaminated water per year. Contaminated water is real. So the more you know about your water. The better you are at protecting your family and friends from water issues.

Water testing kits can also be found at your local Home Depot or Lowes. These kits may also give you peace of mind. They will let you know what’s lingering in your water. There are also many other options. Should you find your water contaminated. You may find yourself in the market for a water softener. Or maybe reverse osmosis. These are just a few options. Contact a local plumber to explain the pros and cons of these.

National Testing Centers offer comprehensive water testing. These packages are designed specifically for well water and city water analysis. Analysis by a qualified laboratory is the only way to accurately determine the presence or absence of contaminants. So with this information, you will be able to have peace of mind. Knowing that your drinking water is safe. If you have any questions. You can always call the professionals at Express Plumbing Heating & Air. We are happy to serve you day or night. Express Plumbing Heating & Air is knowledgeable in testing wells for different contaminations. We are also available to our customers 24/7.

Brad Jordan

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