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Posted April 26, 2010 | Leave a comment
Household water testing
Did you know that your body weight is 55-75% water, or approximately 10-12 gallons? We need water to live and stay healthy. On an average day, an adult needs approximately 10-12 cups of water. We need to replace water lost through respiration, sweat and elimination.
How safe is my water? Should I test my household water supply? Many people have concerns about the safety of the water used in their households.
• Municipal water systems
• Private wells
The Virginia Cooperative Extension has numerous resources regarding water safety and conducts water clinics throughout the state. For more information go to www.ext.va.edu to locate an Extension sponsored Well Water Clinic near you!
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