Water is Essential to Life, So Keep it Clean

Written by Small Business Magazine on September 15th, 2018. Posted in Epa, Remediation contractor, Solve dewatering problems

Planet Earth has often been called a “water world,” and for good reason. It is well-known that three-quarters of the Earth’s surface is covered with oceans and other bodies of this liquid, from the Great Lakes of North America to Lake Chad to the Caspian Sea. But there’s only so much to go around. Out of all of that, only 3% of it is fresh (non-salty), and 1% of it all is fit to drink. There are plenty of thirsty mouths on the planet, not to mention industrial use for fresh water. Keeping that liquid clean and usable is more important than ever, and there are several methods on hand.

What Goes in the Water?

Even though it is “fresh,” many natural and man-made contaminants means there is polluted water everywhere. Some species of bacteria are common in contaminated liquid, such as salmonella. This disease enters a system via animal waste, and can cause multiple symptoms such as cramps and fever, according to Continue Reading No Comments