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Meet the Contaminants: Aesthetic Issues

Aesthetic water problems are those which are usually not considered harmful to health, but they do affect the taste and look of the water, and may cause it to be undrinkable by some people’s standards.

Iron

Although it won’t harm your health, iron in your water will destroy property and food. Iron in well water takes its toll on laundry, dishes and water receptacles, such as sinks and tubs. The toll price is red, yellow or brown stains that are difficult – if not impossible – to remove.

Solutions: We recommend a water treatment system customized to suit your specific water quality test results. An investment in peace of mind and low maintenance costs keep you at ease for years to come. Schedule your FREE water quality analysis now!

Manganese

Manganese is seldom found alone in a water supply. … For many industrial purposes the manganese content should not exceed 0.01 to 0.02 mg/l. And in some cases this is even considered excessive. In concentrations higher than 0.05 mg/l the manganese may become noticeable by impairing color, odor, or taste to the water.

Solutions: We recommend a water treatment system customized to suit your specific water quality test results. An investment in peace of mind and low maintenance costs keep you at ease for years to come. Schedule your FREE water quality analysis now!

Odors

Generally, a rotten egg (or sulfurous), decayed or sewage-like odor in household water is a result of bacterial activity, which can be due to: Bacteria growing in the drain: This is the most common cause of these types of odors. … The bacteria can produce a gas that smells like rotten eggs or sewage. However; it can be difficult to diagnose the source. 

Solutions: We recommend a water consultant or technician come and test the water and give your odor removal options. Schedule your FREE water quality analysis now!

Turbidity

Turbidity is a measure of the degree to which the water loses its transparency due to the presence of suspended particulates. The more total suspended solids in the water, the murkier it seems and the higher the turbidity. Turbidity is considered as a good measure of the quality of water.

Solutions: We recommend a water treatment system customized to suit your specific water quality test results. An investment in peace of mind and low maintenance costs keep you at ease for years to come. Schedule your FREE water quality analysis now!

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