Category: Well Problems and Troubleshooting

Assess your Well and Sell it Too!

When preparing to buy or sell a home, you think about a lot of things. Is the foundation sound? Have there been any recent updates? What is the neighborhood like? If you haven’t thought about whether your home has a well, then you should. Wells can be a great asset to a home; they should… Read more »

Bacteria in your Well Water?

When dealing with real estate and wells, many times there are bacteria in the sample results. Oftentimes this can be scary for the homeowners, especially those who don’t know much about wells. But fear not! There is an easy way to get rid of it all. Chlorination is a process that all local well companies should… Read more »

Bacteria Tests: Odors and Tastes in Your Drinking Water

For those who live in a house that has a well, it’s a pretty common place for the water in the well to develop a slight smell or taste. This happens to about 10-15% of homeowners with wells yearly in New Hampshire. There are a lot of factors that could play into your well having… Read more »

Remediation for Low Flow Wells

Just like most other things, you can expect that water wells can come across their own problems and complications. One of the biggest problems that water well runs into is either a lack of flow or a low flow. Luckily this problem has a couple different options for improvement. The main issue with low flow… Read more »

FAQ of a New Well Owner

When you’re new to well, anything, you might have some questions about it. Here are some of the more frequently asked questions that come up with when someone discovers they have a well. What is a Drilled Well? A drilled well is a hole that is bored into the ground, where the upper half of… Read more »

Troubleshooting Problems with Well Water Pressure

A complaint that is heard frequently is that well water pressure is too low or that it is not at the level that clients want it to be. This is not normal or typical of a standard or properly balanced well system. The first question is whether this is point of entry specific or not…. Read more »

Water Well Testing: The Basics

Your home is your most important asset. When you make your purchase it’s important that you do your research. It is a sad fact that your water systems will often times is overlooked by the home inspectors. Even if it is tested, often times it’s not a very thorough check. There are a handful of… Read more »

What does preventative Maintenance on artesian water wells mean to homeowners in Massachusetts and New Hampshire?

What does preventative Maintenance on artesian water wells mean to homeowners in Massachusetts and New Hampshire?  Many homeowners across Massachusetts an New Hampshire are becoming increasingly aware of the maintenance involved in owning an artesian water well or drilled water well and submersible pump or jet pump system. Over the past 10 years the water… Read more »

Bacteria in Water Well Water in Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Bacteria in Well water are one of the most common contaminants that come up present during both routine water quality testing and real estate transfer testing. What many homeowners do not realize is according to the EPA the Environmental Protection Agency a Federal regulatory agency and DEP Department of Environmental Protection Agency for Massachusetts and… Read more »

Water Well Hydrofracking in MA & NH

What is hydrofracking? Hydrofracking, which is also referred to as hydrofracturing, is a process that can be used to increase the flow of water into a well.   “Hydro” means water, “fracking” is short for fracture.   Hydrofracking is typically used for low yield wells.   The process is designed for drilled wells only. Fracture?   Are you really… Read more »