AQUA FILTER SOUTHLAND
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A comprehensive range of products for every water function in the home.
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Local Water Issues
The Southland District comes with specific local water problems. Get informed on the most common problems and how we can help you.
These can include bacteria like E.coli, Salmonella and Campylobacter. Viruses like Hepatitis A & E, Norovirus and Calcivirus. As well as Protozoan parasites like Giardia. Any water supply which is not a Town mains which meets drinking water standards should be considered a possible source of microbiological contamination.
As these are living organisms, they are likely to be present intermittently and the number of them present will vary.
These are commonly found in rainwater supplies, a surface waters, springs, and shallow or unsecured bores. This can also be a concern with some water schemes, particularly irrigation schemes that some people have connected to their homes.
As with all areas, what issues are present will depend on where the water is coming from.
Chemically rain water is very good, however as it falls through the air, it dissolves in some Carbon Dioxide, which makes it slightly acidic and corrosive to metal plumbing. This is more noticeable in plastic tanks, concrete tanks can offer some protection as they raise pH slightly.
There are a good number of people on these supplies supply in the region, these often have undesirable levels of iron, manganese, hardness, Silica, low pH and Nitrate.
Surface Water (Streams, Rivers, Creeks Dams etc)
Surface water sources tend to have heavy levels of sediment in them after rains and they can become discoloured from dissolved organic matter. Depending on the land they flow through, some can also have other mineral issues, like hardness and iron.
Most town supplies have chlorine in them for our safety, but some consumers may find the taste or smell unacceptable.
Dunedin water contains Fluoride, some consumers prefer to remove this.
We recommend that consumers check their town supply on the website link above, to ensure that they are happy with the level of compliance of the water that they are drinking.
Occasional a small community may create their own water scheme to provide water to a number of houses in an area without a town supply. Some of these may leave the responsibility for drinking water safety in the hands of the home owner who has elected to connect to the scheme. These need to be tested and depending on the water source may experience some of the water issues described above.
Solutions for your Water Supply
Whether you are on municipal, rural or other water, we have the solution to suit your needs.
We offer customers a FREE On-Site consultation to ensure you get the right product first time and all our products are backed by a comprehensive after sales service program which includes our "Aqua Guarantee" and commitment to 100% customer satisfaction.
- You want drinking water free from chemicals and heavy metals or fluoride
- You have an issue like smelly, foul-tasting water and need help straight away
- You don’t trust your drinking water
- You have been referred to us by another client, most of our new clients meet us this way
- Free onsite appraisals, so we can match the right product with your personalised setup
- We use certified products, NSF, Watermark, WQA (Water Quality Association)
- Certified Installers and fully trained service technicians
- On time planned maintenance service at your place, arranged to suit you
- We are easy to work with, easily contactable and we are a friendly team
- Trusted service company, nationwide since 1994
- Experience matters, so you get the right advice first time
- “We are committed to providing 100% Customer Satisfaction, this is our AQUA GUARANTEE”
Southland Service Areas
Covering the Southland District.
- Awarua Plains
- Catlins Forest Park
- Colac Bay
- Croydon Bush
- Mid Dome
- Milford Sound
- Myross Bush
- Piano Flat
- Piko Piko
- Resolution Island
- Seaward Downs
- Secretary Island
- Slope Point
- Stewart Island
- Te Anau
- Te Anau Downs
- Te Waewae
- The Key
- Tiwai Point
- West Invercargill
- Whare Creek