Why You Should Get Your Water Professionally Treated

Having accessible, clean, and safe water is very important. However, not a lot of people realize what is currently in their water, or what they could be potentially exposed to. The strong presence of chemicals, pollutants, and other toxins in our atmosphere cause water to become tainted, even if from an underground source. By getting your water professional tested, you can completely transform your water supply.

What Is Water Treatment and Filtration?

Water filtration or purification is the process of removing chemicals, contaminants, solids, gases, and other harmful toxins from water. Even if you are using your own water supply, you are not immune to the possibility of all of these infiltrating your water system. There are many steps that need to be taken in order to completely cleanse the water. After these are completed, the process takes contaminated water and produces safe drinking water. Read More

Don’t Let Dirty Water Into Your Home

How often do you stop to consider the quality of the water entering your home through your faucets? Well water and municipal water are both vulnerable to contamination. But unlike with the multi-step system used to filter and purify municipal water, you are solely responsible for purifying your own water if you have a well. This isn’t a responsibility to take lightly!

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How to Fulfill Your Water Storage Needs

Water is the most precious resource on Earth, and without it we would cease to exist at all. This is why it is so important to have a reliable and effective way to store your water in units. Your irrigation, rain, and drinking water all need a way to be captured and saved for a time in the future. Water storage units make this possible for residential, commercial, and industrial locations alike. Read More

Will Washington Governor Agree to Pursue a Hurst Decision Solution?

After months of a controversial well drilling moratorium, Senate Republicans recently pressed Washington Governor Jay Inslee to take a more active role in negotiating legislation that would finally grant permission for rural landowners to drill wells on their land. The Supreme Court’s Hirst Decision is responsible for the well moratorium that Washington’s legislators have yet to resolve. Could the Governor finally lead his state to a solution? Read More

What Contaminants Might Be Lurking in Your Water

Water may have been pure and clean at one time, but today’s industrialized way of life has caused countless toxic and harmful contaminants to infiltrate water sources across the globe. This contamination is very important to address when utilizing well water.

What Is a Contaminant?

Unfortunately, modern science and technology has led to the creation and disposal of many different chemicals that have poisoned our water supplies. According to the U.S Environmental Protection Agency, a contaminant is any physical, chemical, biological, or radiological substance in the water. While some contaminants are only found in small amounts that cannot harm humans, others can lead to severe health and environmental problems. Read More

Will Zero Liquid Discharge Ever Be a Reality Under the Clean Water Act?

Pollution has become a fact of life, and in today’s society pollutants are more prevalent than ever before. Chemicals, heavy metals, fertilizers, and other toxins are dumped into the water and released into the air every minute of every day. However, the Clean Water Act has the potential to minimize some pollutant discharge with the concept of “zero discharge.” It sounds too good to be true, so will it ever become a reality?

An Introduction to the Clean Water Act

The Clean Water Act (CWA) was first passed by Congress in 1972 under Richard Nixon. It was the first legislation of its kind to create nationwide standards for the industrial discharge of wastewater. According to the CWA, the discharge of pollutants from any man-made conveyance, like a pipe or tank, into the waters of the United States is illegal. The only way to discharge pollutants into American waters is to obtain a permit.   Read More