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?
Sources of Coliform Bacteria Contamination in Home Well Water Bacteria can contaminate your well water without any change in taste or odor to the water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends annual testing of residential water wells for coliform bacteria. Generally, there are two categories of coliform bacteria that are found in well water, total … Continue reading What You Should Know About Coliform Bacteria in Your Home Well Water
Coliform and/or E.Coli Bacteria In Your Well Water? Bacteria exist in many well waters, especially shallow or poorly constructed wells under the influence of water from the surface. However even if your well is a deep properly constructed well, it can become accidentally contaminated by coliform bacteria. Septic tanks can contaminate drinking water wells with … Continue reading Coliform and E.Coli Bacteria Water Contamination?