Are you drinking polluted water? If you get your water from a well, you’ll need to take extra precautions to maintain the quality of the water. This entry begins a three-part miniseries about how to protect your well water and your submersible well pump to keep them clean, pure, and healthy for you and your family.
Many people like having well water because it’s more natural than city water. While city water is taken from rivers and then purified, well water comes from the natural underground supply near your house. When it rains, the water slowly filters through the rocks, sand, and other sediment, deep into the ground. This process purifies the water, removing most of the pollutants. Then, the water goes into your submersible pump system and water tank so it’s ready when you turn … Continued
When you shop, getting the right size matters. If you miscalculate, then you’re stuck with a shoe that pinches your toes or pants that don’t stay up. It’s a similar situation for your home’s water system—all of the parts need to be the right size for your family’s needs. If not, you may run out of water—a result much more upsetting than any ill-fitting clothing. Below are some tips that will help you estimate the right “measurements” for your water … Continued
Since water is a necessity, everyone uses and consumes it on a daily basis. However, are you aware of how much water you’re actually using during your everyday routine of cooking, cleaning, and washing clothes? Most people aren’t.
More and more homeowners have looked into getting their drinking water from a private water well, rather than a public water system. Although private systems have many benefits, it is important to remember having private water wells mean that it is your responsibility to ensure the water is safe to drink. The following are common questions regarding testing the drinking water from water wells.
If you are looking at buying a new home that runs on its own water well and septic system, this is something you will want a qualified inspector check out before making an offer, making sure that they test both the tank and well for potential problems. Having to replace or relocate a well is a large and expensive project that you want to be prepared for, should it be required. Home inspectors aren’t usually licensed to do well inspections, … Continued