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Common Well Water Contaminants

Common Well Water Contaminants Drinking water can expose people to a variety of harmful pollutants and pathogens. Public water systems use water treatment and monitoring to protect consumers from such contaminants. Generally, private wells do not receive the same services that wells supplying the public do. Well owner’s are responsible

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My water smells like rotten eggs!

What is Hydrogen Sulfide? Water that is giving off a distinctive smell is most likely contaminated with hydrogen sulfide. Hydrogen sulfide does not usually pose immediate health problems at the levels it is found in domestic drinking supplies. However, it is certainly an inconvenience — especially to one’s nose, as

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Disinfection with Chloramine

What is Chloramination? Chloramination is the process of adding chloramine to drinking water to disinfect it and kill germs. It is sometimes used as an alternative to chlorination. Chloramines are a group of chemical compounds that contain chlorine and ammonia. The particular type of chloramine used in drinking water disinfection

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Certified Irrigation Technicians

Southlantic has Irrigation Technicians certified by the Irrigation Association, as well as, Rainbird. Our newest certified employee is Darrell Gore Jr.  Next time you see him, congratulate him on a job well done!

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Alkaline Water: What is it?

What is Alkaline Water? Every liquid in this world is measured for its acidity or alkalinity. The scale that measures these values is called a pH scale. A pH value tells if a solution is acidic or alkaline. The scale goes from 0 to 14, where anything below 7 is

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Commercial And Residential Landscaping Services

Why You Need Professional Landscaping Services for Your Home or Business Many home and business owners may believe that landscaping is purely for aesthetic appearances, but it goes far beyond looks. There are numerous benefits to landscaping, both residential and commercial. With professional landscaping services, home and business owners can

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Rain Shut Off Device For Lawn Sprinkler Systems

Automatic sprinkler system controllers are programmed to go on and off on a certain day and at a certain time. The controller does not know if it is sunny and dry outside or raining. For this reason every lawn sprinkler system should have a rain shut off device (sensor). The

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are chemicals that both vaporize into air and dissolve in water. VOCs are pervasive in daily life, because they’re used in industry, agriculture, transportation, and day-to-day activities around the home. Once released into groundwater, many VOCs are persistent and can migrate to drinking-water supply wells. Have you ever

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Hard Water Effects

Effects of Hard Water As rain water filters through the earth, it picks up minerals such as Calcium, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Silica and Lead. Hard water has effects — some more noticeable than others — that you should know about. Being able to identify the signs and effects of hard water

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Landscape Lighting Increases Your Curb Appeal

High quality landscaping can add so much to a home or business, especially when the landscaping brings color and creativity to the forefront. When a homeowner or business owner takes the next step and adds landscape lighting, the result has the potential to be phenomenal. Landscape lighting really enhances attractive

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