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Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 by

Understanding Float Switches

What is a “Float Switch”? A float switch is a device that monitors the liquid level in a tank or sump. Inside the sealed float housing is a set of contacts that, when closed, will complete an electrical circuit. The circuit can be completed by either mechanical or mercury means. They are used to activate and deactivate pumps, alarms, timers, etc. Pump Switch Vs. Control Switch When controlling a pump directly, a pump switch can be wired directly into the motor housing, spliced into the pump’s...

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Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

Onsite Versus Traditional Septic System

Onsite Septic Systems and RCWSWWW (RC Worst Septic-Wise Words of Wisdom) Homes or other structures that are hooked up to an aging central sewer system have no control of the impact of the wastewater after it leaves the property. For every foot that untreated wastewater travels it increases the chances of finding a leaky pipe and, therefore, contaminating soil or water. The property may also be letting go of value nutrients that could benefit its local ecosystem.Four percent of the nation’s...

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Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 by

When is UV Treatment Right for Your Drinking Water?

Would you like to protect your family against dangerous levels of harmful bacteria and viruses like E.coli and Cryptosporidium Does your family want to drink Chemical-free water? Dangerous levels of harmful chemicals can not always be detected by sight, taste, or smell. UV disinfection of drinking water has been growing steadily in popularity as people search for a highly effective and chemical-free option for ensuring their water is safe from microbiological contaminants. Even if your water...

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Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 by

Is There Too Much Iron In My Drinking Water?

Are you finding orange and brown stains in your sink, toilet, tub, or other plumbing fixtures?Are you experiencing a metallic taste in your water caused by iron?Are you concerned the about possible damage to pipes and water heaters if the iron level in your water is not reduced?The EPA maximum contaminant level for iron in drinking water is 0.3 ppm (parts per million). Anything above 0.3 ppm would be considered outside the desired value.To improve water taste and provide plumbing protection...

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Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 by

DIY Well Water Testing

Why do I need to test my drinking water? In the case of well water, any change of circumstances is the right time to test your water.Are you purchasing a home with drinking water supplied by a well?Test the water to have a baseline for the quality of the water that you are purchasing. You may have been provided results of a test from a seller, however, it still may be a good idea to perform your own test to verify. Are you selling a home with drinking water supplied by a well?Test your water...

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