A common question I hear is "how long does a well pump last"? The simple answer is that the average lifespan of a well water pump is about 8 to 10 years. Take that number with a grain of salt, however. It depends on a number of factors like pump type and what your well water is like. You can also extend that number by a few years by doing some preventive maintenance … [Read more...] about How Long Does A Well Pump Last? Here Is The Average Lifespan
Getting great well water shouldn't be complicated. Here is all you need to know about well water, including maintenance and how to purify your well water for drinking.
Do you need a sediment filter for well water? The short answer is probably. Even if your water is generally clear and free of silt and sediment, there are times when it can be kicked up. You also may have other contaminants in your well water so it always pays to test it first and see what you are dealing with. If you do have a problem with gritty or discolored … [Read more...] about The Best Well Water Sediment Filter For The Whole House
Generally, most well water is safe to drink. However, unlike public drinking water, the government doesn't regulate well water. Well water might contain microorganisms and chemicals that may make you sick. It’s up to you to test your well to make sure it is safe to drink. But the good news is, you can easily remove any safety concerns in your well water by … [Read more...] about Is Drinking Well Water Healthy? Is It Safe?
Always having clean cool water from a well is usually taken for granted. Until one day it changes. It doesn’t seem possible to run out of water from a well, but it does happen. When it happens it is never overnight, however. There are always warning signs that it is about to run dry. If you are aware of the signs, then you will recognize in advance that it is about to … [Read more...] about How To Know If Your Well Is Running Dry: The Warning Signs
You’ve tested your well water for coliform bacteria and it has come back positive. Now what? Most strains of coliform bacteria won’t cause problems and are perfectly safe. The problem is that there are some forms of E Coli that are very dangerous and fecal coliform are all unsafe to drink. Time to bring out the big guns and get to work shocking your well. If you want to … [Read more...] about Got Coliform? Time To Shock Your Well To Get Rid Of Bacteria