Your Loudoun County Area Water Specialists
Issues Common to Loudoun County Area Households
Loudoun County area residents get their water from the Potomac River and Goose Creek. The Potomac River is augmented by reservoirs in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.
Loudoun County households tend to have three areas of concern in terms of their water:
What to Look For In and Around Your Home:
Hard water / scaling
Common in Northern Virginia city water, hard water contains small mineral particles like potassium, lime, and chlorine that leave white, scaly deposits on fixtures and appliances.
Concentrations of iron will stain fixtures, tableware, and laundry with a rusty color that’s hard to remove. It will also leave deposits that can break loose from water piping that end up in your drinking water.
Sulfur / Odors
While giving water a rotten egg smell, high levels of sulfur in drinking water can cause stomach pain and nausea as well as other health problems particularly to infants.
Various types of bacteria are categorized as pathogens, disease-causing organisms that can be found in inadequately treated water.