August is Water Quality Month

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August is Water Quality Month

Did you know that August is Water Quality Month? Now you do! In honor of
this important observance, below are some tips to help improve the water
quality in your home.

Mulch or Compost Grass Clippings and Leaves

Fertilizer can contaminate local waterways. Want to reduce the need for
fertilizer on your property? Mulching or composting leaves and grass clippings
can help you do just that!

Buy Phosphorus Free Fertilizer

If you do have to purchase fertilizer, opt for a phosphorus free fertilizer.
Making this small change can reduce the growth of algae in lakes and wetlands.

Dispose of Hazardous Household Materials Properly

You should never pour hazardous liquids like gasoline onto the street.
All hazardous materials such as gasoline, paint, pesticides, antifreeze
and motor oil should be disposed of at a county waste site.

Are you interested in a more permanent solution to your water quality issues?
If so, turn to Lancaster Plumbing, Heating and Cooling. We offer plenty
of water treatment options, such as, water softeners, water filters, acid
neutralizers, bacteria testing, well pumps, reverse osmosis, iron and
manganese removal, ultra violet purifiers and water treatment equipment.
Call (717) 207-9952 to find out which water treatment is right for you
and your home.

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