Does Your Home Have Untapped Well Water?

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Residential well, Water well drilling, Water well drilling california

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Water is an important part of our everyday lives. In fact, we can survive longer on no food and no sleep than we can on no water. Lack of water in our bodies leads to many short term and long term health conditions. However, even with the importance of water to our bodies, many people do not get enough water on a daily basis. Some people do not like the taste of the water and others may not have easy access to the water. Water that can be purchased at a store often has many of its important nutrients stripped out of it, and it can be quite costly regularly purchasing it. Well water is the access to water on the property. Well drilling allows homeowners to test if their properties are home to any freshwater well sources.

Of the 349 billion gallons of freshwater the United States withdraws each day, groundwater is estimated to be 79.6 billion gallons, or 26%. It is also estimated that there is actually much more ground water available than that percentage, it has just not been located yet. Well drilling allows this discovery of hidden well water sources. In fact, private household wells constitute the largest share of all water wells in the United States, more than 13.249 million year round occupied households have their own well.

A residential well provides the homeowner the access to their own water source. This can save them money by not having to pay city water costs and they have greater control over preferred uses and amounts of water used. Drilling companies are available to provide a well drill to locate any potential sources of well water. If there is a shallow well available, it will be much easier to find the well. Residential well systems that are deeper into the land will require better drilling. Additionally, some locations around the country are more likely to have personal wells. Michigan, with an estimated 1,121,075 households served by private water wells, is the largest state market, followed by Pennsylvania, North Carolina, New York and Florida.

Oftentimes, when a new home is built, it is firstly tested for well water sources. If well water is found, it is generally used as the water access for the newly built homes. A well drill should always be completed by a qualified company with professional equipment. It is never a good idea to drill for wells on your own, as there are other types of lines underneath the ground, including electrical and plumbing lines. Damage to these lines can cause a lot of problems.

Water is a necessity to our life?s and our bodies. Without water, we would not be able to survive. Not enough Americans drink enough water for their bodies to be satisfied. This could be distaste for water or a lack of easy access to water. Well drilling provides homeowners with the ability to check their property land for fresh water sources. If water is available, a well can be drilled and the water can be used for consumption and other household necessities. Some locations in the country have more well water sources and drilling should always be done by a professional with experience and knowledge about well drilling.

Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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Eric Brophy

Eric Brophy

I’m Eric Brophy, a carpenter and homebuilder with 16 years experience doing the job right, the old-fashioned way. What they used to say is true — measure twice, cut once. If you plan out a project from the start, with blueprints, a bill of materials, the whole nine yards, you may seem to be wasting time at the start, but it’s time saved on having to do the job again when it just doesn’t fit. Whether you’re building in the city or off the grid, ground-up or touch-up, I can guarantee you’ll find home improvement tips for your next DIY project at home.

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