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Health Department: Rain increases need to check well water

July 31, 2013

The Florida Department of Health is encouraging renters and owners of homes without public drinking water in Lee County to have their well system checked in the wake of an increase in systems found......

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Aug-07-13 3:41 PM

People have always assumed that because they are on a well, they have good and clean water, and have relied on it for years, but this can be compromised very easily with a little rain, or many other reasons. And, many people don't even bother to get their water tested because they have drank it for years without issues. However, because of little things like rain can cause problems, all well systems should be run through a <a href="***********aquasafecanada****/store/water-filters">water filter</a> of some kind to ensure their safety. Many wells can seem fine, but most have high levels of lead, arsenic, mercury, and many other contaminants that should be filtered out.

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Jul-31-13 7:34 PM

Against the UEP, money issues, don't want it, can't afford it. However, now we have the Health Department warning those without public water supply to have their wells checked due to germ infestation issues. Glad I have my water.

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