M&M Plumbing

Family Owned & Operated in Olympia, Washington

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  • 5 Reasons You Should Rethink Bottled Water

    Americans bought over 9.1 billion gallons of bottled water in 2011. While the containers are recyclable, they use valuable oil to produce and require more energy to recycle. And many bottles still end up in the trash, like in this photo. Americans bought over 9.1 billion gallons of bottled water in 2011. While the containers are recyclable, they use valuable oil to produce and require more energy to recycle. And many bottles still end up in the trash, like in this photo. (photo source: flic.kr/p/7efCQE)As you are surely aware, drinking plenty of water is vital to your health. Our bodies are made up of almost 60% water. Without water, the human body will shut down after just 3-4 days.

    Thanks to the bottled water industry, we are constantly inundated with a barrage of messages promoting their product as the healthiest, freshest way to obtain this vital liquid. And we are listening. In 2011, Americans bought 9.1 billion gallons of bottled water, or over 29 gallons per person. (source: shor-tn.us/mm-bottledwaternumbers)

    But is this really the best solution?

    Here are some facts about bottled water that may shock you:

  • Do You Need a Water Treatment System? 2 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Drinking Water Safe

    If you are to believe TV commercials, print advertising and the packaging on many water filtration products, you'd think most water is full of everything from dirt and mold to lead and deadly spores. The truth is, most of this is advertising hype. Virtually all municipal water (city water) in the United States is safe to drink from the tap. There are strict, Federal guidelines governed by the Environmental Protection Agency requiring proper treatment and testing of municipal water systems. The United States has some of the safest water in the world.

    Here in Olympia, and other cities around South Puget Sound, are no exception. In fact, you're more likely to have safe water living in the city than using well water. That being said, there are two important steps you should take to ensure the safety of the water in your home:

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M&M Plumbing

Serving Olympia, Lacey, Tumwater and Thurston County

Business Hours
M-F 8am - 6pm

Emergency Services Available 24/7

360.491.9422

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