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COMMON WATER

PROBLEMS IN NS

Concerned about the quality of your water? Fail your Water test?

Choose from our list of the most commonly found water quality issues to find the solution to your water problems.

ARSENIC

Arsenic is a natural occurring metal, commonly found in drilled wells in Nova Scotia

BACTERIA

Bacteria can make its way into your well water, causing health concerns.
 

IRON

Higher levels of iron may affect the taste, smell, and colour of drinking water. 

ODOUR

There are a number of causes that can contribute to smelly water. 

SULPHUR

Sulphur can make your drinking water taste and smell bad. It can also can stain your sink and toilet.

STAINING

It's common for well owners to find staining around their sinks, tub drains, and toilets.

URANIUM

Uranium is a naturally occuring, radiactive metal that comes into contact with well water

ALUMINUM

Aluminum leaches from rock and soil into drinking water, and can impact your nervous system.

HARDNESS

Hard water is high in dissolved minerals like calcium and magnesium.

LEAD

Lead is naturally found in the ground, but gets into drinking water through corrosion of plumbing.

MANGANESE

A naturally occurring element that can effect the taste, odour, and colour of your water.

PH

Low pH levels can cause corrosion in pipes, plumbing and water fixtures.

TANNINS

A natural compound that leaves your water with an unappealing colour, smell, and taste.

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