(BPT) - Clean drinking water is easy to take for granted — especially at home, where many assume it can be obtained with the simple turn of the faucet. But as you enjoy that cold glass of water, you may be missing subtle signals that it’s time to get your home’s water supply tested.
Over the last decade, North America’s aging infrastructure along with new and emerging contaminants have heightened the risk of harmful impurities potentially contaminating our water supply and placed water quality in the forefront of North Americans’ minds. A recent study from Culligan International, a leading international water treatment organization, indicated that while 75% of North Americans think water safety is a growing issue, only 33% have had their home supply tested for contaminants.
Poor drinking water quality can affect everything from your health to the longevity of the pipes throughout your home. Ensuring your drinking water is safe can’t be left to chance. To protect yourself, your family and your home, follow these four simple tips:
Investing in updated water treatment technology is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the water in your home is cleaner, safer and free of most harmful contaminants. For more information about in-home water treatment solutions or to schedule a free in-home water test, visit www.culligan.com.
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