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Advanced Pump Service: Water Quality Testing: Contaminates: Arsenic
Advanced Pump Service
A Division of Christensen Well Drilling Co.
Eugene, Oregon 97408
Serving the pump needs of Oregon and Southern Washington:
Lane County, Linn County, Douglas County, Lincoln County, Benton County,
Clackamas County.Eugene, Springfield, Cottage Grove, Florence,
Harrisburg, Junction City, Monroe, Albany, Lebanon, Milwaukee, Coos Bay
Eugene, Oregon Pump Service Contractor -- A Division of Christensen Well Drilling Co.
What is arsenic?
+ Arsenic is a semi-metal element in the periodic table.
+ It is odorless and tasteless.
How does arsenic get into my drinking water?
+ It occurs naturally in the environment and is a by-product of
some agricultural and industrial activities,
+ it can enter drinking water through the ground or as runoff into
surface water sources.
+ Water is a universal solvent and suspends the arsenic in it
+ Human exposure to arsenic can cause both short and long term
+ Long term exposure to arsenic has been linked to cancer of the
bladder, lungs, skin, kidneys, nasal passages, liver and prostate.
Is my well at risk?
+ It is up to the well owner to test for arsenic.
+ It is best to ask your local health department about your area