WHATS IN YOUR WA­TER?

The Covington News - - Agriculture -

Pro­tect your wa­ter sup­ply by: • Mak­ing sure your well is prop­erly con­structed, sited, main­tained and pro­tected. • Pre­vent­ing back­flow that could con­tam­i­nate your well. • Us­ing pes­ti­cides ac­cord­ing to the di­rec­tions found on the prod­uct la­bel. • Stor­ing and mix­ing chem­i­cals away from your well to pre­vent con­tam­i­na­tion from ac­ci­den­tal leak­age. Lead, cop­per and mer­cury can be re­moved from drink­ing wa­ter by: • Re­verse os­mo­sis • Dis­til­la­tion • Ion ex­change (lead and cop­per only) • Cop­per-zinc fil­tra­tion (mer­cury only) • Gran­u­lar ac­ti­vated car­bon (mer­cury only)

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