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Managing Your Well During a Drought or Dry Spell

Owning a private water well is not as drought-proof as some people think. Wells can run dangerously low or dry even if proper precautions are followed. Read our 6 tips so that you can properly manage your water well during drought conditions. 1) Regular Testing A well drilling professional can test your well to see […]

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Do I Need to Filter My Well Water?

Some well water is safe to drink without being filtered, but the percentage of wells where that’s the case is dwindling. Before deciding it’s OK to drink straight from a well without a filter, you must get the water tested, and continue to test it regularly. Nothing you can read or do will change how […]

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Health Benefits of Drinking Quality Water

The U.S. Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) recommends drinking eight, 8-ounce glasses of water every day. Below is a list of health benefits of drinking quality water: 1) Weight Loss When someone drinks water before eating, they feel fuller, eat less, and boost their metabolism in the process. Many people mistake thirst for […]

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Why Do I Need to Properly Abandon a Water Well?

We get asked this question routinely, so in the spirit of educating the customer, below is the answer: So Why Do You Need to do Anything to Abandon a Well? Can’t you just leave it be? After all, you’re abandoning it, right? Not so fast. You are legally responsible for properly abandoning the well because […]

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Toxins in Your Tap Water: Why You Should Drill a Well

We’ve already written about the benefits of well water. For many well owners, that’s the only option for a source of drinking water. However, there are many people out there on a municipal water supply. And many of them are unaware that it’s likely legal to drill a well on their property if they so […]

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How to Prevent Water Well Contamination

While it might cost us some business down the line, as a public health service we wanted to provide advice on how to best prevent well water contamination. 1. Slope the area around the wellhead away from the wellhead. Often the contamination occurs simply by contaminated run-off going directly into the wellhead. This is an […]

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Reasons to Get Your Well Water Tested Immediately

More than 3 million North Carolina residents rely on well water as their primary drinking source, yet fewer than 200,000 wells were tested for contaminants in the last decade (2000-2010). This is a scary but true statistic. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to be on the wrong side of it. Regular testing and […]

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Annual Water Well Inspection Checklist

Unless there is a surprise deep freeze, spring is just around the corner. That means it’s a great time for your water well’s annual inspection and maintenance. Why Get Your Raleigh Area Well Inspected and Tested? Properly maintaining your well is crucial for one obvious reason: clean water is critical for you and your family’s […]

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