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Should I Test My Well for Arsenic?

March 11, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Arsenic in water can come from either natural or manmade sources. Depending on the circumstances, you may wish to test for arsenic when completing well testing in Tampa, FL. The presence of arsenic isn’t necessarily problematic. It is a natural element found in the earth’s crust and appears in abundance in soil and rock. That arsenic can dissolve into the groundwater surrounding your well. Industrial activities can also add arsenic into the groundwater in some circumstances, though it is not used nearly as frequently these days as it was historically for pesticides or other products. Here’s an overview of what... View Article

How Often Do I Need My Well Water Tested?

February 25, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you own a property that runs on private well water rather than the municipal water system, you should know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules governing public drinking water do not apply to your private well. This means it’s your responsibility as the owner of the well to make sure your water is safe and free of potentially harmful contaminants, which will require you to bring in professionals for well testing in Tampa, FL. As a general rule, you should plan on having your well tested every spring to ensure there are no mechanical issues, and that... View Article

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