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SAFE WATER IN A DISASTER: HOW TO BE SURE Posted on March 1, 2017 by Galen Lehman Why should you worry about your home water supply? Here’s why: Two reasons: First, your existing water supply may not be safe. Municipal water supplies are prone to human error and equipment failure. Private wells are often contaminated by run off. Second, you never know when the utilities on which you depend may fail. If there is an extended time without electricity, clean water quickly becomes a very precious commodity. There are many contaminants to be worried about: 1) Lead: Even a small amount,...

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