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Are Nitrates in My Water?

You may have heard of nitrates in drinking water, but may not know what they are or how they affect your home’s water quality.

Nitrates are nitrogen-oxygen chemical units that combine with various organic and inorganic compounds. According to the EPA, ingestion of nitrites – the conversion of nitrates taken into the body – above maximum contaminant levels by infants under six months of age can have severe health effects.

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