What Could Be Lurking in Your CT Tap Water?

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In 2013, an article was written on Stamfordadvocate.com that discussed arsenic contamination in well water in Weston, CT. In some wells that were tested, the arsenic levels were twice what is considered acceptable by the EPA’s recommended limit, which is 0.01 milliliters per liter.

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What Could Be Lurking in Your CT Tap Water?:

What Could Be Lurking in Your CT Tap Water?

In 2013, an article was written on Stamfordadvocate.com that discussed arsenic contamination in well water in Weston, CT. In some wells that were tested, the arsenic levels were twice what is considered acceptable by the EPA’s recommended limit, which is 0.01 milliliters per liter.:

In 2013, an article was written on Stamfordadvocate.com that discussed arsenic contamination in well water in Weston, CT. In some wells that were tested, the arsenic levels were twice what is considered acceptable by the EPA’s recommended limit, which is 0.01 milliliters per liter.

Because of this, many Weston residents experienced symptoms of arsenic poisoning, including skin rashes, hair loss, stomach pain, joint pain, and numbness.:

Because of this, many Weston residents experienced symptoms of arsenic poisoning, including skin rashes, hair loss, stomach pain, joint pain, and numbness.

Though the health departments have been scrambling to ensure that the tap water in the surrounding areas is safe to drink, many areas are still at risk. Well water testing is typically only done once, when the well is installed, and the water not tested for pollutants and contaminants afterward. Because pesticides are widely used, it is not difficult for contaminants such as arsenic to sneak into the water.:

Though the health departments have been scrambling to ensure that the tap water in the surrounding areas is safe to drink, many areas are still at risk. Well water testing is typically only done once, when the well is installed, and the water not tested for pollutants and contaminants afterward. Because pesticides are widely used, it is not difficult for contaminants such as arsenic to sneak into the water.

Protecting Your Family and Yourself with Water Treatment in CT If you live in CT and are concerned about the safety of your water, there are several things you can do. First, you could make sure that you have a water treatment or filtration system that will take out any harmful chemicals. If you don’t want to go to that trouble, however, you could have your tap water tested on a regular basis to ensure its quality.:

Protecting Your Family and Yourself with Water Treatment in CT If you live in CT and are concerned about the safety of your water, there are several things you can do. First, you could make sure that you have a water treatment or filtration system that will take out any harmful chemicals. If you don’t want to go to that trouble, however, you could have your tap water tested on a regular basis to ensure its quality.

While it would be nice to be able to trust that the city is able to manage water treatment and public health, it is unreasonable to think that the city officials would be able to catch every contaminant that slips into the water across the entire state. That’s why you need to take your water quality into your own hands.:

While it would be nice to be able to trust that the city is able to manage water treatment and public health, it is unreasonable to think that the city officials would be able to catch every contaminant that slips into the water across the entire state. That’s why you need to take your water quality into your own hands.

Keeping Tabs on the Quality of Your Water As a customer and resident, you have access to the water quality reports submitted by the water company you pay on a regular basis. That will give you a very clear picture of what is currently in your tap water. These reports are completed on a yearly basis, and they only apply if you get your water from that company. Residents who are using well water might have to do regular water treatment in CT on their own.:

Keeping Tabs on the Quality of Your Water As a customer and resident, you have access to the water quality reports submitted by the water company you pay on a regular basis. That will give you a very clear picture of what is currently in your tap water. These reports are completed on a yearly basis, and they only apply if you get your water from that company. Residents who are using well water might have to do regular water treatment in CT on their own.

Don’t risk severe health problems by neglecting to test or treat the water you have. Make sure that you look over all the reports and make an educated decision about what must be done to make your tap water safe to drink.:

Don’t risk severe health problems by neglecting to test or treat the water you have. Make sure that you look over all the reports and make an educated decision about what must be done to make your tap water safe to drink.

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