EPA reports crèches, nursing homes and hotels using their own wells for drinking water, could pose a serious health risk.

The Environmental Protection Agency have issued a statement warning of the risk posed by untested drinking water. They refer specifically to E.coli which is normally a strong indication of faecal contamination of water. This can cause severe gastrointestinal illness and is a particularly strong risk to infants or immunocompromised individuals. The report focuses specifically on small businesses, schools, hotels etc. If your business has a private well for drinking water, IAS can carry out bacterial and chemical analysis and alert you to any hazards if present.

We carry out water testing for numerous County Councils throughout Ireland and we provide a full back up service to help you fully understand your analysis results.

The report from the EPA can be found here.

If you would like to know more about having your well water tested, call us 059 972 1022 or email us on sales@iaslabs.ie

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