Sewage Testing

Contact the professionals at Benchmark Environmental Engineering for sewage testing in San Jose if you are suspecting possible sewage contamination in your soil or groundwater. Whether there is an issue at your home, office, or investment property, you can expect our experienced staff to quickly and thoroughly sample and test for possible fecal pollution. Trust the experts and put your mind at ease.

Sources Of Sewage Contamination

Fecal matter and raw sewage can come into contact with public and private drinking water in a variety of ways. Flooding, broken pipes, and leaky sewage pipes can all expose people to fecal coliforms. Sewage backup and sewage overflow also expose you to disease-causing organisms. Septic tank issues can even pollute private well systems. There are many ways harmful bacteria can get into your water or soil. Protect yourself, your employees, and your tenants with sewage testing.

Dangers Of Fecal Pollution

Sewage contamination testing is the first step in ensuring your health and safety from fecal pollution. The range of organisms present in sewage can cause discomfort and illness to those exposed. There are many types of bacteria present in raw sewage and contaminated water.

  • Campylobacter
  • Cryptosporidium
  • E. coli
  • Giardia
  • Salmonella
  • Shigella

Signs Of Possible Sewage Exposure

Symptoms you might be experiencing after sewage exposure include prolonged headaches, fever, stomach cramping, and diarrhea. The illnesses caused by coming into contact with sewage contamination are often easily treatable with immediate medical attention. So, the sooner you know what you’re dealing with the faster you can start feeling better.

Sewage Testing For Peace Of Mind

If you are experiencing symptoms of sewage contamination exposure or suspect future problems due to flood, plumbing issues or nearby contaminated properties, let Benchmark Environmental Engineering get you the answers you need now. Contact us to schedule sewage testing throughout the San Jose area. We look forward to restoring your peace of mind.

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