What’s in the water in Sussex?
|Contaminant||About the Contaminant||Signs of the Contaminant|
|Hard Water||Although not harmful to your health in small amounts, it can have severely negative effects on appliances causing them to have a short lifespan.||White chalky buildup on fixtures and appliances. Water leaves spots on glasses and dishes.|
|Iron||Although small amounts do not have a negative effect on your health, Iron is a contaminant that contains bacteria that feed off it. However, large amounts of iron can be hazardous to your health. Iron does not blend well with soap, leaving residue on your bathtub, appliances, and skin (causing clogged pores).||Metallic taste which carries into your food and beverages|
Leaves orange/red stains on anything water touches
Iron residue build up can cause pipes to clog, thus decreasing water pressure in your home.
|Lead||Lead is found in water due to the corrosion of household plumbing systems or erosion of natural deposits.||You cannot see or taste lead in water. A professional water test is required.|
|Arsenic||Arsenic has been found in several Waukesha County homes causing negative effects on homeowner’s health.||The only way to detect arsenic is to have your water professionally tested.|
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Does Sussex, WI have hard water?
Yes! The average hardness of water in Sussex, WI is 17.5 grains of hardness. A water softener is a perfect solution to bring your home soft water.
What does a water softener for Sussex help with?
Water softeners remove minerals and contaminants that cause the white chalky buildup on fixtures and plumbing. You’ll also reap the benefits of less soap usages, softer hair and skin, longer lasting appliances, and much more!
Should I be worried about Radium in my water in Sussex?
In June 2020 you likely received a notice that there was a high level of radium found in your water supply. Sussex water utility was able to act quickly to get the radium levels back to EPA standards. Your water is safe to drink!
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