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5 Indications There are Contaminants in Water Pipes

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Contaminants in water pipes are all too common, and it is vital for building owners and managers to know the signs of contaminated water pipes so that any problems can be identified and rectified quickly. The latest research shows that between 9-45 million Americans get their water from a contaminated source. The gap is large because some levels of contaminants are higher in places, and some people don’t experience symptoms of poisoning from water, while others do – which means that many individuals may be drinking or using contaminated water without knowing. Experts estimate that the number of people who experience contaminated drinking water is much higher than documented by medical professionals. 

Most Common Microbes Identified in Testing

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Microbes are tiny living things that are found all around us and are too small to be seen by the naked eye. They live in water, soil, and in the air. The human body is home to millions of microbes, also called microorganisms.

Signs Of Heavy Metals in Water

Child Pouring Glass Of Clean Water

Heavy metals, like arsenic, lead, mercury, and others, are all around us. They’re in the ground we walk on, in the water we drink, and in the products we use every day. The concern is high levels of most heavy metals can cause health issues. Accurately detecting them is impossible without a thorough analysis and testing. Heavy metals are odorless and colorless.

The Environmental Impact of Lead

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We all have heard that lead can be dangerous for people, but are you aware of the various ways that lead can also be harmful to the environment? If you own or maintain a property, you should have some idea about the amount of lead near your property and how it can have an effect on the surrounding soil, air, and water. SanAir Technologies Laboratory is known for is our accredited and comprehensive lead and metals testing that tells you exactly what you’re dealing with. Here are the ways that lead can impact the environment and why that should matter to you.

The Future of Environmental Testing

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The future of environmental testing is bright, according to recent findings by several top financial news outlets. Environmental testing laboratories provide a necessary service for communities – labs like ours test water, soil, and air for possible contaminants, keeping homes and commercial spaces up to EPA standards. This industry will continue to boom as better research continually strengthens the EPA’s rules and specifications. More areas and nations around the world will continue to face tougher regulations that require more frequent and better quality environmental testing. At the end of the day, environmental testing can help prevent a great many health concerns and deaths. 

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