Problems with hard water spots or rust stains? Home Water Test Kits are available but did you know there are some basic steps you can take to find out the condition of your water without spending a penny? Are you wondering if your water is eating up your pipes and contaminating your water with corrosion … Continue reading Home Water Tests That You Can Do Yourself, For Free.
Over the last 30 years, we have worked on the installation of thousands of well water treatment systems. Unfortunately, by the time our customer worked with us, they were installing their 2nd or 3rd system after having problems with the treatment system they had before. We realized after some time that there were 5 common … Continue reading 5 Common Mistakes in Selecting Water Treatment Systems
Filed under Acid Water, Health Problems & Well Water, manganese, Pipes, Water Testing, Water Treatment System, Well Water Treatment Your toilet flush tank is filled with clean water from your cold water pipes. Unless it is a new toilet, it shows you a history or snapshot in time of your cold water! The Toilet Tank … Continue reading Top 10 Water Problems Your Toilet Flush Tank Can Tell You
This brief article gives information about several common contaminants found in private wells. It should help you decide when to sample your well and how often.
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
Well Pump Flow Rate Questions? One question we often get is: “How can I find out what my well pump flow rate is??” Iron filters, acid neutralizers and other well water treatment systems are available in different sizes. When selecting a water treatment system you must know the well pump flow rate in gallons per minute. … Continue reading How Can I Find Out What My Well Pump Flow Rate Is?
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants
If your family gets drinking water from a private well, do you know if your water is safe to drink? What health risks could you and your family face? Where can you go for help or advice? It is a good idea to have your well water tested at least once every few years for … Continue reading How to Test for a Wide Range of Well Water Contaminants at a Low Cost
Background The San Lorenzo Watershed in Santa Cruz County, California is a large coastal drainage system in a temperate rainforest that funnels into the San Lorenzo River. More than 40 creeks feed into the river that eventually drains out into the Pacific Ocean, at the northern tip of Monterey Bay. The San Lorenzo Watershed creeks … Continue reading CWS Assists Undergraduate Student Research Project
Often contaminants leave behind a trace detectable by your senses, but not always. Steps to determine if you may have problems with your water: 1. Get your water quality tested in a lab! A basic mineral analysis will show the most common issues, such as iron, manganese, dissolved solids, tannins, pH, and hardness. EPA certified … Continue reading Bad Water May Look, Taste, or Smell Like Good Water!