Owning a well is a way for many Americans to have fresh drinking water outside of a metropolitan community. The Environmental Protection Agency does not govern wells or the water within them. To keep your drinking water clean and fresh, use a well water purification system.
Well water should be tested for nitrates and bacteria annually. While you are testing for those common items, look for other contaminants in your water such as radon and pesticides. These things can all damage your health causing problems both now and in the future. Since the government isn’t testing your water, it’s up to you.
Before you even drink the water, the installation of your well can impact the health and safety of the H2O. Ideally, the rainwater flow is below the well. Animals and harmful compounds are safely away. The septic system is far enough away to not contaminate the source of water. Make sure the water from the well is as free from contaminants as possible before it makes its way into the home’s pipes. The more contaminants you can remove the better.
A good well water purification system functions correctly. The size of your well impacts the type and size of the filter system needed to clean the water effectively. Not only is the water filtered, but acid neutralizers can increase the purity. Filtered water may taste and smell better than non-filtered especially if there is Sulphur in the area. Compact models are now available that take up less space without losing any of the quality. The system installs under a sink or before the water enters the home.
Using an expert to install the well water purification system makes sure you have everything you need for clean, safe drinking water. They can suggest additional features to thoroughly clean your water. Make your well the safest place to get drinking water.