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Is Your Well Water Actually WELL?

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  Is your well water safe to drink?  That completely depends on what’s   in the water.  Evaluating the quality of drinking water from a private well makes sense and should be done on a regular basis. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recommends that if you have a private well, you test your water periodically to ensure it is safe to drink. Minimally, it’s a good idea to test on an annual basis for bacteria and nitrates. A consideration in keeping your well water safe is to keep all human activities a safe distance from your well. This includes things like a septic tank, livestock, farm areas where fertilizer and manure are stored, as well as fuel tanks. All of these things can leak dangerous materials into your well and ultimately into your drinking water. Know the possible threats in your area that could affect your well. Some sources of pollution are easy to detect simply by standing at the well-head and looking, listening and smelling what is nearby.  However, many ser

Why Do You Need Annual Service?

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  Even though you may not be currently experiencing issues with the water treatment equipment in your home or business, there are still several reasons why you should be calling us for an annual service visit. During an annual service call, we perform a thorough cleaning of your system to make sure everything is working properly. Having us service your system on an annual basis allows us to make sure all of your settings are optimized for maximum performance to save you money and give you the best water quality. Any changes during the past year could affect the settings needed on your system. For example, if you have new family members living in your home and are now using more water, your settings should be adjusted. Likewise, if a child left home to go to college, you may be using less water. We can adjust settings to reflect that change for optimum performance. An annual service appointment allows us to see if any parts on your system require maintenance. Moving parts can wear o