The Iowa DNR rates less than 20% of Iowa waterways safe for recreation and fishing. Iowa continues to be the #1 toxic contributor to the Dead Zone in the Gulf. This is primarily a result of our agricultural practices that are not environmentally friendly.
My middle daughter was dared to drink the runoff water from our neighborhood creek by an older girl...and she did. Gasp!!! She caught a virus and tested positive for E-coli. It ran the course, but it was messy and painful for a week. I share this as a real-life recount. This happened two weeks ago.
Around Central Iowa, I am a certified Rainsoft water purification technician and water quality consultant. You can start here if you're interested in testing your home's H20.
Nitrogen and phosphorus are essential nutrients for plant growth. Farmers supplement these naturally occurring nutrients in their soils with both chemical and animal fertilizer to increase crop production. When these nutrient levels exceed plant needs, water carries the nitrogen (as nitrate) and phosphorus away, leading to water pollution.
Municipalities try to protect us, but there are over 80,000 contaminants in our environment. And the EPA requires water companies to REDUCE only two hundred (200) of those. We're entering the season of trihalomethanes. I can't say it often enough...don't drink their water.
HEALTH EFFECTS OF NITRATE IN DRINKING WATER
READ UP ON THIS SERIOUS ISSUE WITH THE IOWA ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL HERE.
At The Detox Artist by RainSoft, I offer a complimentary in-home water quality test to all prospective customers.
I am trained in how to analyze water for the presence of various impurities, everything from elevated levels of water hardness to biological contaminants. Having your water professionally tested will shed light on any water-quality issues you are experiencing, such as “rotten egg” tastes or smells, visible floating particles, stained plumbing fixtures, or the formation of scaly residue on kitchen and bathroom surfaces.
The results of your water quality test will also help me make a determination as to whether your water problems can be alleviated by any or all of the following:
Whatever type of RainSoft product you decide to invest in, you will own the very best residential water-treatment equipment available in the world. All RainSoft products are assembled in the U.S.A. and guaranteed to last a lifetime.