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Bacteria and Viruses

Bacteria & Viruses in Water

bacteria-control Bacteria, viruses and protozoa that make their way into the water supply frequently cause illnesses with flu-like symptoms. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there could be as many as 12 million cases of waterborne acute gastrointestinal illness annually in the United States alone.

Unfortunately, these microbial pathogens can survive in the environment for months. Even well operated, state-of-the-art treatment plants cannot ensure that drinking water is entirely free of them. System failures do occur, and not all systems are functioning at the levels they should. Bottled water is unregulated and quality control varies considerably so it may not offer any more safeguards against pathogens than tap water.

If you’re concerned about the safety of your water supply, contact us for a free water analysis and plumbing audit. We’ll get you reliable facts you can act on with confidence, and give you dependable, cost effective options if your water needs treatment.