Keeping it clean: water purification as an amenity

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Date: May-June 1991
From: Journal of Property Management(Vol. 56, Issue 3)
Publisher: Institute of Real Estate Management
Document Type: Article
Length: 1,769 words

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Property owners and managers have an effective marketing tool in the use of water purification systems as amenities. Owners and managers should have their water tested before selecting a purifier to determine the types of harmful chemicals and organisms that are in the water. Both local health agencies and Environmental Protection Agency-certified private laboratories conduct tests at a cost of about $25 to $100 for a basic test. Maintenance, which costs between $25 and $100 per year, is a good investment because it results in long-term reductions in the costs of plumbing fixtures and repairs. Property managers can choose from several types of purifiers, including reverse-osmosis units, distillers, and carbon filters.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A10819284