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

people to drink or bathe from their tap water until their city authorizes them to do so,” said Ken Wong, a WQA certified specialist at APEC Water Systems, an American water filtration systems manufacturer. “Many home water filtration systems are not designed to directly treat highly polluted flood water; however when water has been restored by the city, home filter systems can be very effective at removing the remaining smaller, trace pollutants that are missed by municipal treatment plants.” Wong’s recommendations include installing a reverse osmosis system for safe drinking water and consulting with a professional water company like APEC to discuss different whole house water filter options available for purifying water throughout the home.

As a long-time US manufacturer of water purification systems, APEC understands the urgency and importance of supporting communities with clean water solutions after a natural disaster. In the past, APEC has provided customized water purification solutions to organizations and cities that needed specialized water treatment. Immediately after the Haiti earthquake, APEC donated specialized industrial-grade reverse osmosis systems to provide safe drinking water to thousands of people in local communities. Days after Fukushima, Japan’s tsunami and nuclear plant meltdown, APEC mobilized quickly to maximize the production of their

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