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Private Well Water Testing Basics

2020-10-04T17:44:33+00:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Articles|

It is essential for well owners to understand well water testing basics. For many well owners, one of the benefits of a well is saving money because there are no municipal fees. Unlike municipal water, however, no government agency oversees the quality of the water of a private well.  That is why is important for any [...]

Flint Water Crisis, Part 2

2020-09-25T00:17:32+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

This is the second article discussing the Flint water crisis.  You can read our first article by clicking here. What Happened After The City Detected Lead in the Water Supply? As we discussed in our previous article, consumers immediately noticed a foul taste and smell along with a brownish color in the water.  Tests performed on [...]

Flint Water Crisis, Part 1

2020-09-25T00:04:43+00:00October 23rd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Since 2014, Flint, Michigan has been in the news due to a crisis that occurred within its water supply.  In this article, we will talk about what happened. History of Flint, Michigan Flint, Michigan is an industrialized city located along the Flint River in Central Michigan.  In the early to mid-twentieth century, Flint grew as a [...]

Different Types of Drinking Wells

2020-09-20T18:52:41+00:00October 9th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

There are three common types of drinking wells.  Each well has advantages and disadvantages and different cost factors.  At American Pump Services, we will work with you to determine which is the best well for your home and budgets. Types Of Drinking Wells Dug Wells Driven Wells Drilled Wells Dug Well Dug wells are the wells [...]

Components of Private Wells

2020-09-20T18:39:48+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

Components of private wells change dramatically between time periods. Fortunately, we live in an era of advanced well technology. Many people still think of wells as a brick or stone circle structure with a hole where one lowers and raises a bucket to draw water.  While it is true that these were the common standard of [...]

Water Filter Facts

2020-09-06T20:00:40+00:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

Why We Need Filters Water is naturally contaminated and acquires more contamination through normal human activity. Bottled water companies promise to have ‘pure, pristine’ water that is safer than tap water, there is a much better option for making sure your family is drinking the best water. That option is a water filter that can rid [...]

Well History: Exploring The Past

2020-09-06T19:55:36+00:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

The well plays an important part in human history. Read on to learn about how water well technology develops over time. Well History Origins Well history first starts around 8,000 years ago in China, Israel, and India. In India, the wells were known as step wells. This name is due to the steps leading down to [...]

What Is Saltwater Intrusion?

2020-09-14T20:14:16+00:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |

A saltwater intrusion is the movement of water with a high saline content into freshwater sources. Read on to learn how this phenomena impacts well owners. Why Does Saltwater Intrusion Happen? Saltwater intrusion can be a natural phenomenon in coastal or low-lying areas such as those found in Florida. Sometimes the intrusion is limited to one [...]

When to Replace Your Softener

2020-07-28T03:59:36+00:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: |

Water softeners are highly beneficial in that they remove excess minerals from your water supply, including calcium, iron, and magnesium. As with all appliances, however, they only last so long. There comes a point where electrical components fail, parts start to wear out, the cost of repairs is greater than the cost of replacement, or the [...]

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