How does a septic system work?
Posted: August 2, 2016 to Plumbing & Septic
A septic system is designed to capture, store, and eliminate the waste products that leave a house through the drain pipes. If your home is not serviced by a utility company that allows waste to enter a pipe and then move it on to a wastewater treatment plant, then you have your own waste removal… Read More
How about that indoor plumbing?
Posted: June 8, 2016 to Plumbing & Septic
We love our indoor plumbing. From the bathhouses of the ancient Roman Empire to the invention of flush toilets and central sewer treatment plants introduced in the late 1700 to early 1800s, down to the modern industrial era, Plumbing has evolved and overall increased the quality of our lives. At the same time, it has… Read More
Demystifying The Typical Water Test
Posted: May 23, 2016 to Water Testing
What are we testing for and what do the results mean? As water treatment professionals we routinely test water to see if the water treatment equipment in place is working as it should, or if it is the right type of equipment for the water chemistry, or to see what type of equipment is appropriate… Read More
Is Water Treatment Needed for Iron in Your Drinking Water?
Posted: April 28, 2016 to Drinking Water
Pure water has no taste, but water is a natural solvent. Most minerals from groundwater, including iron, will be absorbed by water. Most of us don’t like even the idea of iron or an metal in our drinking water. It would be natural to jump the conclusion that you need water quality testing and a… Read More
Safe Drinking Water and Backflow Prevention
Posted: November 17, 2015 to Backflow Prevention, Drinking Water
Most people do not know what backflow prevention is or why it is important. In Florida, we routinely pass backflow prevention devices as we drive down the road, and may not be aware of them. So what is a backflow prevention device and why should I care? Everybody that has indoor plumbing obtains their water… Read More
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