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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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,...

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My Well Is Running Dry- Should I Look Elsewhere On My Property for a New Source?

My Well Is Running Dry- Should I Look Elsewhere On My Property for a New Source?

When confronted with a low yield well that runs dry, homeowners look for a myriad of solutions to their problems. One such solution revolves around finding another spot on their property to dig a new well. The prevailing theory is that while your current well might be running dry, there is untapped potential elsewhere on your property for a prosperous well. However, the process of searching your property for alternative well sites can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor that results in...

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The Environmental Impact of Hydrofracking vs Well Manager® System

The Environmental Impact of Hydrofracking vs Well Manager® System

Homeowners that rely on a low-yielding well consistently deal with water flow issues. They have to monitor how much water they use throughout the day, staggering laundry, cooking, and showering needs so they do not overtax their already depleted well and have it run dry. People have developed ways to manage their wells' overall yield so that their water needs can be met. Two popular options that have emerged to combat these water problems have been hydrofracking and installing a Well Manager®...

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More People Are Working From Home: Is Your Well System Ready For the Demand?

More People Are Working From Home: Is Your Well System Ready For the Demand?

As the pandemic continues and the confirmed COVID-19 cases continue to rise, families across the country are forced to adjust to changing conditions once again. More adults work from home, while schools have either gone to a hybrid system or have begun to shift back towards a full remote learning environment. As people spend more time inside their homes, households that rely on a well water system will see it become more taxed. These would be difficult conditions for even the highest yielding...

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Moving From The City To the Suburbs? Check To See If Your Water Supply Can Handle It

Moving From The City To the Suburbs? Check To See If Your Water Supply Can Handle It

Moving from the city to the suburbs or a rural area presents homeowners with an array of concerns. From moving logistics to new school districts and job commutes, figuring out if your well water is coming from a low-yield well may get pushed aside until you start seeing the downsides. Going from a city environment where municipal water systems provided a steady water supply to a home where your family relies on a single well for all of their water needs presents a unique challenge. Luckily,...

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