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Groundwater and Well Water

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Well water comes from underground aquifers. The aquifer is drilled into, and pumps or buckets are used to retrieve the water. In village type settings, the well is often manual and shared with the community. In rural areas, usually only a single household has access to an electric well. Since it is groundwater in the aquifers, there are sometimes issues with hard water, pollution, and drought.
because some fat guy comes along and sh*ts in it :)
Although well water can be fine, it also frequently can be contaminated with toxins and/or microbes, and so should be avoided if possible. If you must drink well water, be sure to test it first (water tests are likely available at your local pharmacy or hardware).
NO they are not common. Water is a polar molecule with one oxygen and two hydrogen.Fats and proteins are macronutrients that are made up of monomers such as amino acids.
possible depends on its concentration and vacuum degasifier conditions
  It's all the same thing in our house.
Take a sample for lab analysis. Do not take chances on your families drinking water.
If you have to ask then you will more than likely need to hire a  water well driller. If you are lucky enough to live in an area  where the water table is only 20-30 feet below the ground you could  actually dig/drill it yourself. Search "DIY water well drilling" in  google.
If you are using a jet pump you must have a good foot valve, then remove the prime nut or gauge from the top of the pump and fill the pump and pipe with water. You may have to do this a number of times to get all the air out of the system.
That is a reasonable practice.
It depends on the concentration of iron. Anything above 0.3mg/litre should be treated with an iron filter system
If it is more than 0.3mg/litre then you need an iron filter system
Depends what size house and how many residents. - An average house with 4 residents can get by very well with a 35 gallon pressure tank.
Your question is far to vague. to help we need to know much more. -Is it not coming out of the well, is the pump having problems , does the pressure tank have adequate pressure etc.
A low cost carbon filter can reduce the mineral taste of water. You have probably seen them, they install on your faucet. If these filters are what you would refer to as high price (20-50 bucks), then kool-aid is what you need.
Boiling water poured directly on the plant.
I wouldn't think so.. I know if your blond then chlorine will..
  == Answer ==   i would get it tested there might be sulpher in it or it may be polluted
You just have to put the chlorophyll in and then have some water fun! Splash!
A water well is an excavation or structure created in the ground by digging, driving, boring or drilling to access http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Groundwater in underground http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Aquifer. The well water is drawn by an http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Submersible_pump, a vertical...
If you mean a pump wiring diagram, it depends what kind of pump youhave, submersible or Jetpump. Both are very simple wiring and don'tneed a diagram. Both should be installed by a qualified welltechnician.
You would need to install a water filtration system that also removes Chlorine from the water. Well water normally does not have chlorine it it so the source of the contamination would need to be determined and removed, or a new well drilled.
You call a well or filtration company . First get a sample analysed at a lab.
Depends how much you put in, but usually about 36 - 48 hours.
None that I know of. -You should get it tested at a lab, then use appropriate filters to purify it. None that I know of. -You should get it tested at a lab, then use appropriatefilters to purify it.
No "medicine" is used. The water is passed through suitable filters.
-Air in pipes is due to faulty connections or pump entry being at  water level ( instead of deeper) and sucking air.
You get it tested in a laboratory then filter it according to the results. You get it tested in a laboratory then filter it according to the results.
You use a sediment filter before the pressure tank.
The amount of water that is removed from the aquifer can diminish the supply. In some areas near my home, numerous chicken and mink farms have lowered the aquifer enough that many people have had to lower their pumps in deep wells.
Answer bad newsIt could be that some animal drowned inside the well  or your well is receiving sewage water    ANS 2 - Unless you have a wide well with no cover it's extremely  unlikely than an animal has died in it. Sewage water is also an  unlikely, but possible reason if cattle are...
wash with dawn detergent and dry before dry
well, my well water is perfectly clear, so maybe you should get a  plumber to scope that out for you?   ANS 2 - You should NOT "get a plumber" -most plumbers  know little about wells. Take a sample to a lab for analysis.
    To raise the PH of your water, you can run the water through a Neutralizing Filter which is a Tank similar to a Water Softener Tank with a Media called Calcite in it.
None, unless it is added to the water. Private wells are not usually chlorinated.
Depends how big the farm is.
Usually not, but have water tested for other contaminates that may need to be treated by other means.<><><>Depends on your well water. We have lived in two locations that well water was VERY "hard"- lot of dissolved minerals- mainly calcium- and a water softner was good to have. A...
That is called "artesian water" . That is called "artesian water" .
You need to give MORE specific information . Thereare a number of types of tanks. The primary holding tank in a normal domestic well system is a 'bladder pressuretank.' These usually have a grey pressure switch at the input pipe.- They can be piped in with different methods. However, I havereplaced...
In some cases. It depends on the composition of the local rocks andsoil and on what water pollution may be present.
  Pools that are on well water tend to be more of a change than city managed water. To deal with the addition of fresh well water to your pool with eiether a newly filled pool or using to replace evaporated water yoy must have your water tested. Some on the minerals in the ground some areas are...
That is impossible to say without testing the water to first know what it contains. Well water for human consumption should be tested annually. A simpletest indicates purity for human drinking, the more complex testindicates the presence (or not) of 23-25 minerals. -Any mineral that is in the ground...
the sun is beaming on the water which makes it hot
The sulphur smell usually means you have high levels of iron in the water. It can be filtered out, but it's wise to get a lab test first
That depends how deep the well was dug or drilled.
No it does not have impact on the environment.
Yes, it waters it, but I have no idea what the patch does.
Typically bacteria does.
Yes, it freezes just like any water.
It may be perfectly safe but you should always get a biological test for potability.
You may not need to treat it at all. First step is to take a sample to get analysed at a lab and find out how pure it is.
Take a sample to a lab and find out what is in it. This is essential if you are going to drink it
Depending on the amount of this , you may need a sand trap on the pump, or at least a sediment filter before the pressure tank.
I would assume it has to do with being out of the sun, seeing that if snow is in the sun it melts quicker, so if water is in the sun it'll be warmer than water in a well.
You can take a sample for testing and figure out what l=filters you need. You possibly need an iron filter.
You have hard water, and it possibly requires a softener. You have hard water, and it possibly requires a softener.
Everyone would get extremely dried out .
It can if it's an artesian well.
There is possibly a contaminant or an element like iron or sulphur  in your water. This is very common and usually easy to control.  First step is identify the obnoxious substance with a lab test of  the water. This is essential before using it to drink or cook.
That is where one deep well provides enough well water for many homes. I know of many such cases in British Columbia ,(where I live) - I have worked on many wells that serve 70- 100 homes.
If your family is drinking it, you should never guess about that ! Take a sample to a lab and get it tested so you KNOW how clean (or not) it is. If your family is drinking it, you should never guess about that !Take a sample to a lab and get it tested so you KNOW how clean (or not) it is.
That depends how hard your well water is. You can use a 'pool kit' to test this. That depends how hard your well water is. You can use a 'pool kit' to test this.
The bleach is removing contaminants and may even turn murky for aday or two, but will soon clear up.
Many kinds of contamination can happen to well water. It is essential for safety to test drinking water annually or even more frequently if conditions around the well change. -eg. cattle or horses allowed in area, farmer using fertilizers or pesticide etc.
Nobody will know why unless you take it for a lab test. If you are drinking this water a biological scan is imperative.
That depends where you live. Acidic rainwater is not always better than groundwater.
Not if it was done properly by a well technician. Not if it was done properly by a well technician.
You take a sample for analysis, then fit appropriate filters and maintain them. You take a sample for analysis, then fit appropriate filters and maintain them.
cracked casing bad news
Call around for free estimates-Most reputable companys give free or cheap estimates, or take off the price of the estimate from the final bill if you decide to use them for the work. Its impossible to give a cost without seeing the job-Are you buying the tank or is the plumber supplying it? How...
No it won't. You need to fit a sediment filter. -About $60 in Home Depot, takes about an hour to fit.
You must mean ' coliform '. Unless your well is sucking sea water, "chloroform" is extremely unlikely . Check that and re-submit your question so we know what we are discussing. This is too serious to speculate about the wrong thing
It should have had an indication right on that line of how acceptable it is . Check with lab that did your test.
Your pump or foot valve could be very near 'static level'. It may need to be lowered. But many other factors could be at work such as a fault in pump or pressure system.
It depends what is making it turbid. -Take a sample to a lab for analysis.
Not always, but it can occur and should be analysed and the appropriate softener or filter added
There is often sediment because it comes out of the ground and up asteel pipe. Fit a sediment filter at the pressure tank, it's very easy. There is often sediment because it comes out of the ground and up a steel pipe. Fit a sediment filter at the pressure tank, it's very easy.
Every action hs a reaction. If yu heat it , it's formation will change with the type of energy.
Have the water checked for bacteria or contamination of some sort, but my guess is that the cough is not the caused by the water. Well water is most often used in rural areas so check for allergies to various plants, trees or weeds located in your area. If you have itchy running eyes with a cough...
I have never seen that in working on thousands of wells.
Becauseof the steam, when the water heats up it forms steam. is you feel the steam that comes out of a kettle, it's very hot and wets your hand (when your hand is wet it means the hot water has cooled again)
No, millions of pool owners do it. You just need a good filter system and the relevant chemicals .
As long as it is not used directly at the well it can do little harm.
Well water is by definition from an underground aquifer, or water table.
You can, but it will do little good. The sulphur smell comes from too much iron and that needs treatment or filtering depending how heavy it is. Take a sample for analysis at a lab.
Take some of your well water in a sterilised bottle to a lab. -That is a sample.
Take a sample to a lab for testing. -No point speculating.
I won't speculate . -Get a sample tested by a lab then you will KNOW
I know that real water is supposed to be H8O, but due to all the chemicals, especially flouride, it is reduced to H2O.