Water, Water Everywhere, but Not a Drop to Drink

There’s nothing like a tall cool glass of iced water on a warm summer’s day. Think about how much water you use in a regular day. You use it for coffee in the morning, showers, watering the grass, bathing the pets, washing dishes or clothes, cooking, and yes, drinking. And that’s only a short list of uses! Have you ever stopped to wonder if your water is as safe as you think it is?

Homeowners that have well water systems are definitely more concerned about water quality issues than those with city water. Unfortunately, with the busy lifestyle most people lead, many well owners tend to get a little relaxed about testing after a while. It’s important to know what signs to look for when your water quality isn’t as good as it should be. Here are some common signs to look for:

These signs are easy to notice, but there are other issues with well water that aren’t as easily detected. They include:

The best way to fight these harmfully high levels is to incorporate a water softening device on your plumbing system. The water softener removes or reduces the amount to an acceptable and safe level. It’s extremely important to have your water softener, and your water quality, tested by a professional at least once a year.

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