Monsoon is all set to hit the country with its full vigor. Although it is good to have a well endowed monsoon for the sake of ground water table, but it can also be the season for sickness. Waterborne diseases are quite prevalent during this season. Rainwater seeping into ground also takes along with it several disease causing agents, which can get into water supply through broken pipes or water sources. If you are not careful enough, you can be the victim of severe water related diseases. Not just you, anyone and everyone who will come in contact with the contaminated water or will drink it can be a victim too.
You can avoid it by following these simple tips:
- Check your plumbing fittings:Check all the plumbing fittings in the house and around for the leaks. If there are any, repair them as soon as possible. You also need to check the plumbing fittings from the point of water supply to your house. Make sure to use good quality plumbing fittings to avoid pressure related breakage and unwanted leaks.
- Clear the garbage:Do not let garbage or dirty water to accumulate at one place on ground. This becomes the breeding ground for the diseases causing germs, which can easily transfer from one place to another through ground water. It is your responsibility to keep the place of water supply clean.
- Use water filter:Connect the inlet pipe of your house to a water filter to clean it before use. In case you do not have the budget for a large water filter, choose a small one and for the water tank use chlorine pills available for cleaning the water.
Following right methods in rainy season can prevent contamination before it spreads in water. Make sure to get the right plumbing fittings and polypropylene pipe for all kinds of water supply requirements to have safe water.