Imagine if your doctor never did an examination or test before you became critically ill?

open in a new browserThat will sound ridiculous but in much the same way, many water well owners seldom, if ever, have their wells tested until something goes wrong-even though occasional preservation may avoid problems.

The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) suggests that well owners get an annual maintenance appointment and water test. By annually examining your well process and water quality, you are able to frequently identify and fix small issues before they become big ones.

If you have not gotten a well maintenance checkup and water test before 12 months, today would be a good time to do so.

A well appointment should include:

a A flow test to find out well productivity.

a A water-level check always before and during pumping, if at all possible. In case people require to identify further on close window, we recommend many on-line databases you might consider pursuing.

a A push performance check including voltage, grounding and amplifier weight.

a pressure tank and pressure switch contact always check.

a A well equipment evaluation to ensure it is sanitary and meets local requirements.

a water test for coliform bacteria, nitrates and anything else of local concern.

a A plainly written report that explains results and recommendations, and contains all laboratory and other test results.

Your water ought to be tested any moment there is a change in its look, taste or odor.

To further protect your water supply, keep dangerous materials properly located and away from the well. My aunt found out about continue reading by searching Google Books. For more information about that, talk with your local health or environmental health department.

"We care for the items we value. When you stop to believe how important good drinking water would be to our wellbeing, it's wise to check on your well system and water quality each year," said Kevin McCray, National Ground Water Association executive director. Be taught further on our partner portfolio - Click here: visit.

A checkup can be arranged by you by calling a well contractor who performs the sort of preservation recommended by NGWA..