Water is the essence of life, but its sources can sometimes become contaminated requiring water pathogen testing by your Monterey testing professionals at M3 Environmental Consulting. We can inspect, sample and test your water for pathogens to help you make sure it is not, in fact, robbing you or those around you of your health and well-being. According to the CDC, there has been a dramatic increase in outbreaks of disease from drinking water and swimming pools in recent years.
There’s Something In The Water
Many common pathogens can invade even your well-maintained swimming pool, hot tub, well, or public water systems. These bacteria and viruses cause anywhere from temporary discomfort to life-threatening complications. As unpleasant as it sounds, the main source of waterborne diseases exposure is contamination from human and animal feces. Some common Waterborne pathogens include:
- Hepatitis A
- E. Coli
Contaminated Water Sources
We perform water pathogen testing on a variety of likely contaminated water sources. Salmonella can be found in shallow or improperly maintained wells or even an under-chlorinated pool or spa. Hepatitis A sources include swallowing private or public pool water contaminated with fecal matter from infected users. Any water that has been subject to sewage overflow, polluted storm water runoff, bird and poultry droppings, agricultural runoff, wildlife, pets and on-site septic systems can contain expose you to water pathogens.
Protect Yourself With Water Pathogen Testing
Water pathogen testing by our knowledgeable staff members protects you. If you, your family, your tenants, or your clients are exposed to illnesses caused by contaminated water the list of complications ranges from mild headaches to death. Get the peace of mind you want and get back to living life with our convenient, professional water testing services. Aside from floods, known pollution sources, and site damage, the following symptoms are signs of waterborne pathogen diseases:
- Fever, Chills, Or Diarrhea
- Nausea, Headache, Or Rash
- Painful Cramps
- Gastrointestinal Illness
- Eye Or Ear Infections
- Skin Or Respiratory Infections
Monitor Your Water In Monterey
If you have experienced any of the symptoms of water contamination or have had recent flooding, contact us at M3 Environmental Consulting in Monterey right away. Schedule an inspection and water pathogen testing of your well or pool/spa water today. We can verify the presence of disease-causing bacteria and recommend any needed treatment. To prevent future problems, we can also perform regular yearly water testing services as well. We look forward to keeping your water safe and answering any questions you may have.