When you have your own private well, you're responsible for your own water. It's a blessing, but it's also a lot of extra work - testing for contaminants, regulating the chemicals you add in, and making sure it's safe for you and your family to drink and bathe in. Because of this, you've probably … [Read more...]
Private Well Owners Take Note
Several years ago, some passengers on an Aerolineas Argentinas airlines jet got violently sick on the flight sector between Lima, Peru and Los Angeles, California. When the plane arrived in Los Angeles ambulances were waiting to greet the aircraft. As it turned out, 57 passengers had symptoms of … [Read more...]
Is my well water safe?
One of the comments that I often hear from farmers is “My well water is good.” My response is simply, “how do you know that it’s good?” Because it looks clear and tastes good? Or perhaps the State has come by and tested the well and told you that it’s good. A little “Water 101” is needed. Here’s … [Read more...]