Articles about residential well and water filtration.

How to Prevent Well Contamination

2021-06-27T22:56:44+00:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

One of the best parts of having well water is how clean and crisp the water tastes. It also gives you, the homeowner, more control so you know that your water is safe. Of course, this is if you do all of your due diligence as a homeowner and maintain your well, pump equipment, and property [...]

How Long Do Well Pumps Last?

2021-06-27T06:45:23+00:00July 2nd, 2021|Categories: Articles|

When installing a new well, you're likely to have any questions about this new fixture on your property. You may have already asked this question, maybe you've forgotten the answer – or perhaps you never knew, but it's an important question – so how long do well pumps last? On average, you can expect about ten [...]

Shock Chlorination to Treat your Well

2021-06-01T19:18:51+00:00June 27th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

Part of your responsibility in taking care of and maintaining a private well is performing regular testing and cleaning, such as shock chlorination. This helps you accomplish your chiefest responsibility, making sure that your water is safe to drink. One of the most frightening results that can show up in your testing is the presence of [...]

Inspecting a New Well

2021-06-01T18:55:02+00:00June 20th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

If you've found what looks to be your dream home but are intimidated by the presence of a well, you're not alone. This is a more common issue than you think, and if you've lived on a municipal water supply your whole life, it's hard to blame you for having some initial anxiety. On the other [...]

Water Testing Frequency

2021-06-01T18:47:17+00:00June 13th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

One of the most important parts of owning a well is making sure the water is safe to drink. Frequent water testing is the best way to make that determination. Doing this regularly is an essential part of your well system's upkeep. Changes in water quality often occur quickly and don't always come with a prominent [...]

Discolored Water: General Guidelines

2021-06-01T18:15:32+00:00June 6th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

All over the USA, there is increasing anxiety about how well our water systems are working as these systems age. Events like the Flint, Michigan water crisis are at the forefront of the nation's consciousness. You might find that your glass of water is slightly yellow - or any number of shades and hues. You might [...]

A Flood: What To Do When It Floods

2021-04-03T05:12:20+00:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

As of the writing of this article, many parts of Tennessee are suffering from severe and dangerous flood conditions.  Floods are not only dangerous but the damage it causes is long-lasting as clean up cannot begin until the flood subsides which can take days if not weeks. In this article, we discuss what a private well [...]

Brown Water: What To Do

2021-04-03T05:07:00+00:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Articles|

Imagine coming home from a long day of work, you turn on the faucet to drink some fresh well water and you get a nice cool glass of brown water.  The thought of drinking brown water is neither appetizing nor appealing. In this article, we discuss what causes that brown water and what to do about [...]

Hydrogen Peroxide As a Disinfectant

2021-05-16T02:57:23+00:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

In previous articles, we discussed the common use of chlorine to ensure well water is clean of any disinfectants and safe for domestic consumption. Some people do not feel comfortable with chlorine and choose alternative forms of disinfectant for their private water wells. One such disinfectant is hydrogen peroxide. In this article, we will discuss the [...]

Using Chlorine To Disinfect Your Well

2021-04-03T04:59:00+00:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: Articles|

From time to time, a private well system might become infested with microorganisms and bacteria.  The most common way to disinfect a well system is by introducing chlorine into it. In this article, we will discuss the basics of chlorination and what is important for well owners to know. What is Chlorine? Chlorine is a chemical [...]

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