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Health Officials Issue Strict Warnings About Contaminated Water After a Flood or Natural Disaster
Date:10/24/2013

(PRWEB) October 24, 2013

This past month’s Colorado flooding was the worst that the region has ever seen and they were not alone. Coastal regions in China, Thailand, Vietnam and much of Southeast Asia also had the misfortune of being hit by terrible floods in the month of September. Every summer, torrential rains and typhoons create flooding which can wreak havoc on human communities. These natural disasters destroy crops and wash away homes, but even when the water subsides there are still many lasting problems to contend with. When it comes to health and sanitation during and after the cleanup, people should be aware of the benefits of installing a home water purification system and how it can protect them from water contamination.

Flood waters can overrun sewage systems, oil and gas wells, and waste water treatment plants to spread toxic and microbial contaminants far and wide throughout a vast region. Local tap and drinking water sources from lakes, rivers and wells can all become contaminated, disrupting water delivery and causing health concerns. The recent floods in Colorado are a good example, with health officials warning local residents to take precaution due to the millions of gallons of sewage and thousands of gallons of oil that have been released throughout the state. Reports of E.coli contamination have also led several towns and districts to issuing boil water advisories as part of their emergency response plan.

Families need to have an emergency response plan too, and clean water should be at the top of their priority list. While stocking bottled water is a good idea, it should be considered as only a temporary solution for providing drinking water. It does not address the dangers of having potentially flood tainted water flowing throughout the house for weeks during the long cleanup process after a natural disaster. “First and foremost, even with a water filter installed, I would not recommend
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