Do It Yourself (DIY) Well Water Kit for Coliform Bacteria Health Departments and EPA guidelines recommend testing your well water at least twice a year for coliform bacteria. Bacteria can contaminate a well without any change in taste or odors to the water. Now you can analyze for unhealthy bacteria at home utilizing state-of-the-art, low cost … Continue reading Do It Yourself (DIY) Well Water Kit for Coliform Bacteria
Health authorities strongly recommend annual coliform bacteria testing for private water wells as contamination can occur without any change in taste or odor to the water. There are many ways that well water can become contaminated by coliform bacteria, but it is most important to test: Once a year for all private residential water wells … Continue reading Coliform Bacteria Testing: Why do it, How to do it, & How Often?
Here’s a picture of my UV sterilizer installed after recent flooding in Colorado impacted my well. Tested negative for coliform after testing. Thanks! Joe A. Estes Park, CO
With the recent flooding in Colorado we are getting a lot of inquiries about what to do when your well floods. Here is a one recent question: “We were flooded so I had my drinking water tested just in case the well was contaminated. If came out that I need to chloronate my well due … Continue reading What to Do When Your Well is Covered by Flood Water