Free In-Home Water Test
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- PH Levels
- Total Dissolve Solids (TDS)
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PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid) also known as C8, is a chemical created from a gas that ultimately ends up being what we know today as a non-stick surface product or as we’ve come to know it Teflon. It is also found in items labeled Gor-tex. Let’s take a look at the acceptable levels for PFOA in drinking water – oh wait – there are NONE. The EPA has determined that .04 parts/billion is considered the line; however, a growing number of researchers believe that at .02 parts/billion, which is the norm in most towns in NJ, is still way too high.
If you don’t have a water filtration system in your home, you are consuming chlorine in your water. Realizing this statement may send some of our readers into a tizzy, we wanted to provide you with some pertinent information and options that will settle your nerves. Simply stated, here in Northern New Jersey, water that flows from your tap has already been through a water treatment plant of some sort and chlorine has been added to your drinking water.
What's In Your Water?
Here are some links to articles recently posted in the local newspaper. There is something about the local drinking water almost every day. The last link takes you to NorthJersey.Com where you can find a plethora of articles — is your town featured? Simply click on the link or the image to read more.
The Importance of Water Purification in New Jersey
Runoff is inevitable and consequently, everything absorbed by the soil is eventually eroded and washed into our waterways. There are 3 major contributing pollutants to your water – those being, sediments from farms, construction sites and eroded steam banks, bacteria from combined sewer outfalls, untreated sewage and runoff from pets, wildlife and farm animals and finally nutrients from fertilizers used for agriculture and lawns, animal waste, sewage treatment plants and failing septic systems.