Water is one of the most precious resources in the world. Some would say there is no life without water. There are usually only two ways to bring this precious element into a home. Either the local municipal provider pipes the water into the home with city water pipes, or a finding local service provider like Mount Drilling that offers water well drilling in and around Lancaster, Ohio. Most people actually prefer well water over city water. The purification process used by most municipal providers doesn’t completely clean the water and the leftover chemicals or residue the remain. Tapping into a local aquifer provides a cleaner, and sometimes, more reliable source of water.
There are inherent issues with tapping into a local aquifer. Without the filtering process provided by a local municipal provider, there are often contaminants such as minerals that can make water hard. Having water softeners installed is a great solution to this problem. Filtering systems are often inexpensive and easy to maintain. Water treatment systems come in wide variety of styles and capacities. Depending on how heavy the contamination is additional filtering can be done before the water is pumped into the home. There are even systems for commercial water treatment for those with businesses on their land or nearby.
Water pumps are needed to lift the water from the aquifer. The pump draws the water from the aquifer and brings it to the home in the same way city water pipes would. The difference is that the homeowner is responsible for its maintenance and upkeep. Local service providers can inspect the pump and make regular visits to simplify water pump repair. In most cases, the pump will last many years and only minimal repairs will be needed. The average pump lasts well over a decade, although, many service providers recommend replacement much more often.
Over time, the well itself may need repairs. Cracks and sinking could cause issues with the pump or simply make the water harder to reach. When issues arise it’s best to call a local service provider for water well repair. Regular service visits can be scheduled ahead of time to avoid waiting for service, but emergency services are also available. It’s important to watch for signs such as excess moisture in the immediate area. Flooding and puddles of water in the yard are a sign that a service provider should be called right away. For more information about water wells and how to maintain them homeowners should contact us for a consultation.
Call our Lancaster location today for a consult and a quote (740) 200-3763.
We also provide service to: Newark and Columbus, Ohio as well as…
Fairfield County – including Amanda, Baltimore, Bremen, Buckeye Lake, Canal Winchester, Carroll, Lithopolis, Millersport, Pleasantville, Rushville, Stoutsville, Sugar Grove, Tarlton, Thurston, West Rushville.
Hocking County – including Logan, Buchtel, Laurelville, Murray City.