Preparing for a Hurricane: Generator Sizing for Water Wells

Power outages happen. The important thing is how you deal with the next one to come your way. We are approaching the heart of hurricane season, which means it’s time to learn how your well and generator work together. One of the most common questions asked is how to use a generator along with a… Read more »

What are Shared Water Wells?

What’s a shared water well? If you are looking into real estate options, and need to understand the terminology, or simply ran across the phrase and want to know what it means –Northeast Water Wells wants to make it clear for you. We get a lot of calls asking about shared water wells. It is… Read more »

Can Copper Ingestion Through Water Be Linked To Alzheimer’s Disease?

In 2013, a study was conducted by the University of Rochester Medical Center that linked copper to Alzheimer’s Disease. Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia that worsens over time and affects cognitive thinking, memory and behavior. Alzheimer’s Disease affects more than 5 million Americans, and is the sixth leading cause of death in the… Read more »

5 Things You Should Know About Artesian Wells Before Buying Property

Concerns about public water supplies in some parts of the U.S. have people thinking about how they can be sure their family is safe. Even in this age of widespread public water access, 13 million households get their water from their own private wells. If this is something you are considering when looking at property… Read more »

What to do When your Well Runs Dry

Whenever it is warm out, there is a chance of your private well running dry. Most wells flow without problem through warmer months, but in areas of drought and a low level of groundwater there is a chance for them to run dry. Read on to learn about the signs of a dry well and… Read more »

Hydrofracking and Water Wells

Hydrofracking is all over the news lately – but we are here to discuss a different type of hydrofracking altogether! Also called hydro-fracturing, this is a procedure used by professional well drillers to increase the flow of water in a low-yielding well. The operation involves forcing highly pressurized water down a well to widen and… Read more »

It is always Irrigation Water Well Season in Massachusetts and New Hampshire!

In Massachusetts and New Hampshire its a common misconception that we are only able to drill irrigation water wells in the Spring, Summer and Fall. This is only true for surface water wells as they can become bothersome after heavy frosts have set in. At Northeast Water Wells we specialize in Deep drilled water wells… Read more »

I’m buying a home and the Water Well system tested positive to Bacteria???

I’m buying a home and the well tested positive for Bacteria ???? One of the most common calls we get in the Northeast Water Wells office is that either during real estate transfer or during routine testing it was discovered that bacteria is present in the well. This sounds very scary and it is, its… Read more »

Update on Understanding the Process of Drilling a Water Well in Hopkinton, MA

For years Northeast Water Wells has been installing quality water well systems for commercial clients and homeowners in Hopkinton, MA. I realized its been quite some time since we updated our blogs regarding the permitting and drilling process in individual towns in Massachusetts  an I know that Hopkinton has made some changes to the regulations in recent years…. Read more »

Update on Understanding the Process of Drilling a Water Well in Wayland, MA

Are you considering drilling a well in Wayland, MA you are not the only one.Recently we have noticed a surge of calls in the Northeast Water Wells office regarding Drilled Water Well installs in the Town of Wayland Massachusetts. I realized its been quite some time since we updated our blogs regarding the permitting and drilling process… Read more »