Category Archives: Drinking Water

Lead in Water, Measures to Reduce Contamination

Lead in Drinking Water Detected in W.A Homes Measures to Reduce Contamination of Lead in Water | One of the vital aspects for maintenance of public health and ensuring healthy communities is the provision of safe drinking water. In this context it is the duty of local authorities to ensure that proper systems are in…
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Importance of Checking Water for E coli

Importance of E. coli Water Test Kits | During the period of November 2017 to June 2018, five people died and several fell sick after eating lettuce that was contaminated by E. coli. The origin of the lettuce happened to be the Central Coastal region of California. Though things were brought under control this is…
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Managing Farm Water Quality

Managing Farm Water Quality: Water can come in wide ranging qualities varying from muddy to brackish to pure rainwater and this water quality can have a great impact on your home and business. Testing for water quality therefore, becomes crucial for ascertaining the usability of water for consumption, stock and irrigation and industrial purposes. Managing…
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Dealing with Lead in Drinking Water with Lead Test Kits

Dealing with Lead in Drinking Water. Lead is a heavy metal that is highly useful in several manufacturing applications but very toxic if it is consumed by an individual. This can happen if the individual consumes contaminated drinking water. One of the major avenues through which lead leaks into drinking water is the home plumbing system, piping and fixtures.
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Well Water Testing, Why it’s Necessary

Public water systems are regulated by the local bodies of the region. However, regulation or testing of private water such as water sourced from wells does not come under the purview of the local bodies. Because of this it is important to ensure that the well water testing is done before being used for any…
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Cyanuric Acid – Miracle Worker in Swimming Pools

Cyanuric acid is a miracle worker when it comes to the servicing of outdoor swimming pools. It is looked upon as one of the best measures for ensuring the cleanliness and sanitation of chlorinated pools. What is Cyanuric Acid? Cyanuric acid as the name suggests is an acid which is available in the form of…
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Is Our Australian Water Safe to Drink?

Is our Australian Drinking Water Safe to Drink? Fresh water is something that no Australian can afford to ignore. We live in a large arid island and the water sources that we have available need to be shared by everyone. Even between droughts when water is plentiful, a tug of war takes place between environmentalists,…
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Pathogens Contaminated Drinking Water

Pathogens Contaminated Drinking Water: Drinking water repeatedly contaminated with pathogens in rural NSW towns NSW Health documents obtained by the ABC reveal areas where deadly pathogens are regularly detected at dangerous levels in unfiltered drinking water pumped from rivers, lakes and dams. The water safety reports, obtained after a lengthy freedom-of-information battle, also show more…
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WA Schools Face Risk of Lead in Drinking Water

Schools in West Australia are at a high risk of having Lead in Drinking Water. Recent studies by the States Chemical Testing Centre suggest that all drinking water should be tested and flushed thoroughly after holiday periods. Peter McCafferty, the chief executive officer of ChemCentre provided evidence of Lead in Drinking Water in schools to…
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Water Suppliers & Testing Specialists

Following is a list of water suppliers, water treatment and testing specialists in Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand that you can refer to for expert advise on your water quality. Water Suppliers & Testing Specialists Water Suppliers South Australia Water: www.sawater.com.au VicWater: www.vicwater.org.au/about-us/vicwater-members TasWater: www.taswater.com.au Water Corporation W.A. www.watercorporation.com.au Sydney Water www.sydneywater.com.au SEQ…
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