Water Problem Solutions Blog

Our Water Problem Solutions Blog provides up-to-date information on our products and all situations regarding your water supply. Read the articles or search by category of interest from the left.

Water Problem Solutions Blog - Blog Icon: chat bubble with the word blog inside
Radon? In My Water?

Radon? In My Water?

If you ever shopped for a house, you know that one of the things they test for is radon. But did you know that if your home tests positive for elevated levels of this harmful gas indoors and your water is supplied by a well, there is a chance you have radon in your water, too? What Is Radon and Why Should I Be Concerned? Radon is the gas produced by the radioactive decay of uranium found in rock, soil and water. With no odor, color or taste, it can only be detected through testing. Exposure to...

read more
All I Want for Christmas Is … Consistent Water Pressure

All I Want for Christmas Is … Consistent Water Pressure

Holidays are made for spending time with family and friends. For many of us that means hosting out-of-town guests. How inconvenient—not to mention embarrassing—it is to run out of water when you need it most. Your water pressure may be sufficient to meet the demands of your immediate family, but add a few extra people to the mix and you can find your faucets delivering a trickle rather than a stream. Maintaining consistent water pressure can be tricky, especially if you have a low-yield well....

read more
Will My Low-Yield Well Meet My Family’s Water Demands

Will My Low-Yield Well Meet My Family’s Water Demands

Will My Well Yield Meet My Family’s Water Demands? Since the dawn of indoor plumbing, flowing water is something most of us take for granted. You turn on the tap and—voila! —you have water. Sometimes, though, your water and pressure yield can be unpredictable especially when it comes to low-yield wells. What Constitutes a Low-Yield Well? The answer to that question isn’t so simple. There is no specific number that identifies a low-yield well. There are water yield rate recommendations, which...

read more
How Low Water Pressure Can Put a Damper on Your Home Renovations

How Low Water Pressure Can Put a Damper on Your Home Renovations

You finally took the plunge and invested in the spa-like bathroom renovation you’ve dreamed of. Now there’s nothing left to do but enjoy that fancy multi-head shower system with adjustable body massage jets guaranteed to wash away your stresses. Unfortunately, if your renovation plans didn’t account for your low water pressure issues, you may be greeted with a trickle instead of the pulsating blast you expected. Few people realize that luxury shower heads on the market today can require an...

read more
Drought Conditions: Time to Conserve Water & Protect Your Well

Drought Conditions: Time to Conserve Water & Protect Your Well

Water is one of those resources many of us take for granted until there isn’t any. Under normal circumstances, we turn on our taps and there it is—water for drinking, cooking, bathing, cleaning and even gardens and lawn care. However, nature sometimes has a way of reminding us that our water supply is not as abundant as we like to think it is. This is especially true when drought conditions are present. Large sections of the country are currently experiencing moderate to exceptional drought...

read more
The Dynamics of Water Use: Understanding Usage Habits

The Dynamics of Water Use: Understanding Usage Habits

Do you know how much water you use on a regular day? It’s not a question that many people think about. Still, because of how many of the appliances in our home require clean water to function properly, we must understand our water consumption habits so that we can save water for future generations. Here’s an overview of what appliances use the most water, what can influence our habits, and some steps which can be taken to reduce our water usage. Water Consumption and Usage Statistics Because...

read more
The Facts About Radon and Well Water: What You Need to Know

The Facts About Radon and Well Water: What You Need to Know

Clean water sources are crucial for the safety and well-being of you and your family, whether it’s for drinking, cooking, bathing, or other purposes. However, there are certain instances where well water can become contaminated and pose a threat to the occupants of a household if families do not take steps to purify and safeguard against it by installing water treatment systems. One such contaminant that has found its way into well systems across the United States is radon, which can cause a...

read more
Looking for Solutions to Overpumping During Droughts?

Looking for Solutions to Overpumping During Droughts?

If you’re dealing with a low-yielding well, then Well Manager is a name you should be familiar with. With drought season as bad as it’s ever been, especially in the Western United States, your well could see more issues with overpumping, causing you to run out of water when you need it most. The following video provides some insight into how drought season can impact low-yielding wells in dry areas: https://youtu.be/vX0jHA4Yk2U Thanks to a Well Manager® system, you can be prepared for droughts...

read more
What is Greywater and Can It Be Reused?

What is Greywater and Can It Be Reused?

Finding ways to make our home water systems more efficient has been an age-old struggle since the inception of indoor plumbing. The water that gets used within our homes goes through multiple cycles of cleaning, purification, and general use, which in turn causes countless resources to be exerted to get that water to a usable state once again. Of these household chores and processes, some of the resulting water may look like it’s unusable until it goes through an extensive purification...

read more
Water Considerations When You Start Building Your Dream Home

Water Considerations When You Start Building Your Dream Home

When homeowners embark on building their dream home from scratch, many facets of the project can overwhelm their senses. Building codes, contractors, budgets, and the like all compete for attention, meaning that the potential performance of their future well might not be a key consideration until further down the road. However, if you find the time to address the issue ahead of time, you can save yourself a major headache by installing an effective well water storage system.  When Do You...

read more
National Groundwater Awareness Week: When Was the Last Time You Inspected Your Well?

National Groundwater Awareness Week: When Was the Last Time You Inspected Your Well?

When it comes to your well, ensuring that the groundwater that supplies it with water remains a healthy and sustainable source is crucial. For this reason, the National Ground Water Association and the Groundwater Foundation have announced that this year's National Groundwater Awareness Week begins on March 7th and runs through March 13th.  Since 1999, the GWAW has marked the time to promote responsible development, use, and groundwater management across commercial and residential properties....

read more
How Well Manager Keeps Your Home’s Water Supply At Optimal Pressure

How Well Manager Keeps Your Home’s Water Supply At Optimal Pressure

Homeowners dealing with low yield wells have asked how to increase the water pressure from a well for ages. When you encounter a low yield well, a Well Manager® system can prove beneficial to your home.  When it comes time to get your new Well Manager® system up and running, you should know the components that work together to ensure that your home receives the consistent water supply and water pressure you need to do all of the chores in your home. From washing the dishes, doing the laundry,...

read more