You probably don't give much thought to your well's check valve, do you? While the check valve isn't necessarily the hero of the well system, it still plays a vital role in regulating water pressure and giving you reliable delivery of water from your taps. As a result, when your check valve
So, you got your routine water well testing done, and your results came back "unsafe." How? Unfortunately, many homeowners don't realize there are countless ways in which well water can become contaminated. Most of them have nothing to do with negligence or poor hygiene—they just happen
As a private well owner, you always want to be aware of what's in your well water. After all, the health and safety of your family are dependent on having clean, contaminant-free drinking water. That's why annual well water testing is recommended by the EPA and the vast majority of professional well
As a private well owner, it's your responsibility to understand how your well works. That means you have to at least know what the main components of your well are and what they do. Having this basic knowledge will empower you to make smarter decisions regarding testing, filtration, and maintenance.
Well water filters are not universal. When you want to improve your well water quality, you have to install a filter that's designed to address your specific concerns. That means you must 1.) understand the underlying cause of your water quality issues, and 2.) know which type of filter will
Fracking is a scary word for some people because of its association with certain oil mining practices—but hydrofracking for well water is nothing to be afraid of! When you perform hydrofracking for well water, you're doing it to find untapped groundwater so you can increase your well's water
Owning a private well comes with a lot of wonderful advantages, but one downside is that you're more likely to run into low water pressure issues than people who are on municipal water systems. But no need to worry. In today's blog post, we'll take a look at a handful of possible reasons you're not
If your well is producing hard water, then you're probably noticing increased rust stains and mineral deposits on your bathtub, sink, and other plumbing fixtures. You may also be having trouble getting your soaps and detergents to create suds, and your well water doesn't taste all that great,