Categories for Well Water Testing

The Best Water Conditioning Systems and Water Softeners for Well Water with Iron

December 3, 2021

Water hardness is unlikely to be hazardous to a person’s health, but there are other undesirable results associated with water hardness that make it beneficial for property owners to soften and condition the water. Thankfully, water conditioning systems are available to help. If left unchecked, water hardness could result in limescale buildup inside plumbing fixtures and appliances, cause poor performance of soaps and detergents and result in spotting on dishes and other items being washed. If you’re looking to gift yourself a water softener this holiday season, we’ve got a list of several of the best water softeners you’ll find... View Article

What’s in Your Well Water? How to Remove Contaminants, and Why You Should

September 16, 2021

Approximately 15 percent of American households get their water from a private well. Well water is plentiful and affordable, but it does have one major drawback: it can be riddled with dangerous contaminants. This post from your water well service and repair team will cover what those contaminants are and how they can be removed: Radon: Colorless, tasteless and odorless, radon is impossible to detect. This naturally occurring radioactive gas is found in soil and rocks, and can leach into water well systems over time. Small amounts won’t do any harm, but prolonged exposure to radon coming from your water... View Article

How Often Do I Need to Have My Well Water Tested?

June 11, 2021

When you live in a city and turn on the faucet, you can normally rest easy knowing that water is clean and safe to drink. Every public water system is required to follow standards set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But those same guidelines that protect public water systems don’t apply to private wells. Those who live in a rural area or get their water from a well must perform their own well water testing in Wewahitchka, FL to ensure their water is safe to use. The EPA recommends performing testing at least once a year to guarantee... View Article

What Contaminants Are Found in Well Water?

December 9, 2020

Well water is usually safe and refreshing, but sometimes minerals in well water leave it hard, and contaminants affect its taste and safety. You can avoid these situations with regular well testing and a water softener system. Before installing a softener or purification system, learn what minerals are found in well water in Columbia, TN and how to neutralize them. Here are four contaminants that can affect your water quality: Hard minerals: When water is “hard,” that means it contains certain minerals. Magnesium, sodium and calcium in water do not directly affect your health, but they can reduce the lives... View Article

Common Bacteria Found in Well Water

June 5, 2020

Are there bacteria in well water in Columbia, TN? Yes, and they can include two types of coliform bacteria: total coliform and fecal coliform, more commonly known as E. coli. Homeowners who are new to using wells and septic systems are often worried about water quality and whether their water is safe. Fortunately, most bacteria found in well water are harmless and do not affect taste or smell. Nevertheless, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still recommends annual testing to ensure safety. Here is an overview of what you need to know about bacteria in your well water. Environmental elements... View Article

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