- The natural elements in the ground
- Any kind of pollutants
What Determines Your Well-Water Quality?
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 on the faucet. Quality: It’s in the Details Since you never see any of this process, you probably don’t think much about your water. However, you should pay attention to its quality. Since well water isn’t filtered or sanitized like city water is, you’re responsible for making sure your water is clean and safe. According to the New Jersey Ground Water Association, the two factors that have the greatest effect on your drinking water are the following: