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Pesticides can enter your well water and contaminate drinking water. The short-term effects include vomiting and longterm they can lead to cancer.
Today we know that lead poisoning poses a real threat to our families and especially our children. In years past, the health risks of consuming small amounts of lead were not fully understood. That's why so many well systems and much of our plumbing utilized lead. After many years of study it has become apparent that lead poisoning is a real problem, especially in construction that was built before new federal guidelines concerning lead components.
Water is an essential element of life. We need clean drinking water to stay alive, and use water in every facet of daily life, from food preparation to sanitation, to hygiene. The purity and safety of our drinking water supply is crucial to maintaining good health. 17% of the world’s population uses water from unprotected sources, 32% use water obtained from protected sources and 51% use water provided by municipalities that are delivered to the home.
High-quality groundwater delivered to your home from a water well is a cool, refreshing gift that is often just taken for granted.
However, there can be a variety of contaminants that make the water taste or smell bad and occasionally make you acutely sick. Some can even cause long-term health problems. With the right filtering system, contaminants in groundwater can be removed, and all you get is the great tasting sip and the assurance that your family is safe from harm.
Water well treatment and maintenance services, including water filtration systems, filters, water softeners and water purifiers at your home or business keep the water you drink, bathe or cook with clean, safe, and healthy. When treating city or well water in NH and MA, the goal at Skillings & Sons is to eliminate odors, staining, sediment or potentially harmful contaminants.