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Is your Rainwater Tank Safe?

A properly maintained rainwater tank can provide good quality drinking water. Providing the rainwater is clear, has little taste or smell and is from a well maintained water catchment system it is probably safe and unlikely to cause any illness for most users.   However, this is not a guarantee of safety as contamination is… Read more »

How often should you test your pool water?

To maintain a healthy pool, regular water testing is important.  The frequency for testing your pool water depends on how often your pool is being used along with the weather conditions. As a pool owner, you should be testing for: Chlorine – Chlorine or ‘free chlorine’ is the most popular form of pool water disinfection and should be checked between… Read more »

How to Assess Former Banana Plantations for Redevelopment?

Modern farming techniques have left residues in the soil from a variety of pesticides and chemicals. These chemicals threaten public health increasingly as urban growth overtakes former agricultural lands.  Today there are thousands of hectares of land that have been adversely affected by agricultural practices. Take, for example, the potentially hazardous pesticide residues found in… Read more »