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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.
Adding bleach to purify well water is perfectly normal and very effective. Bleach in controlled amounts cleans a well and pipes of impurities. If you call for a well water technician to clean your well water of bacteria he will first use chlorine (granulated bleach ) then later install a filter or U…
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-Air in pipes is due to faulty connections or pump entry being at water level ( instead of deeper) and sucking air.
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Well water is direct ground water, that does not under go any chemical filter before it consumed. However, well water should ALWAYS be lab tested before human consumption. It is NOT always pure and often needs filters of different kinds to be fit for human use. Just because ground water is found …
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What kind of tank? How much water is in it? Is there air in the tank? What fills the tank? What kind of pressure from where and what?  If the tank is gravity fed, multiply .431 times the altitude that the source is above the tank. For example, the reservoir supplying my domestic water system i…
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- The pump has no bearing at all on the water pressure. Your household pressure id determined by the residual air pressure in the tank, and the pressure switch settings. Any well technician can get any pressure you wish up to about 80 psi without touching the pump.
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Slow or no flow.
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Rivers make waterfalls. Well water is underground
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Answer If everything is functioning as it should the pump should push all the air out of the system. If there is consistently air in the system it is probably seeping in on the suction side of your pump, which will shorten the life of your pump. Check your suction line for leaks.
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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 grazing in this fi…
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drill a well,Definitely will have to do that, yes. Check the paper for the local field drilling company in your area. It's big money, and then you have to call in your local plumber or pump and well service provider to fit the pipe in the well with the pump. Said plumber or pump guy will also prov…
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How much energy do we get form analerob fermntation of wet organinc byproducts, containing fat, suger and protein
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Here are some different opinions from our community: The answer to this question is a resounding yes! The different minerals can affect the growth of different plants very much. The minerals and pH level of the water will contribute to the soil content, which is the most vital part of the plant's …
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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.
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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.
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if your well water smells, you need to take a sample for analysis to find what is causing it.
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Sulphur might smell and taste bad but it won't hurt you. Most well water in a wide majority of areas has sulphur in their water. Salt can help make the water taste better.
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Coliform in well water is the presence of fecal matter in the well water. If the bacteria is found in drinking water, appropriate action needs to be taken.
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this is most common down towards the bottom of the well. the pipe well casing could have even just a pin hole from corrosion to small for water to get through but just enough for air to get in. this would when the water flows it would cause a vacuum to come into the pipe allowing air into it. The re…
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On well water, there is sometimes a reservoir that needs to refill. So if water stopped coming out of your tap, normally you just have to wait till it refills.IF YOUR PUMP IS RUNNING & NO WATER YOU COULD HAVE A LEAK IN LINE FROM WELL TO PUMP.THE PUMP SHOULD PUMP UP PRESSURE & THEN LEAK BACK …
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I don't think so I live in a house that has well water. Our showers turn orange from iron in the water and we have to use special detergent in the wash but I havnt had a problem with it. it can be because people put in rubish and polluite the water that's all i have t say for now thanks
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Low water levels or the well is going dry or soil leaching in. Get a water test kit at the hardware store, or if you live in the country, call the local agriculture agent for your County for advice. Do not use it for cooking or drinking until it's tested, and boil and cool a bit for dishes and tooth…
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Some environmental agent as to increase the underground aquifer level. Maybe too much rain.
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It depends on the water, and the contaminants therein. In some cases you may not be able to "purify" the water, and in some cases you may be able to "shock-treat" the water with sodium hypochlorite. It would be best to consult with your local health department for assistance.
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if the well water were to be cloudy there is probaly a hole in the side somwhere deeper down in the well. The dirt from underground might be getting in :( ANS 2That is a totally ridiculous answer, as the bottom of the well is always open and dirt from underground ALWAYS gets in. (It usually settles …
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Could be iron bacteria. Could also be the adhesive. We have yellow stains on our roll flooring from the installer using the wrong adhesive. Tom
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my house is on well water.. this is the cloudiess brown water i have seen this year. i come to vist this house and stay the weekk,leaving on Saturday and return on Tuesday... the toilet and the dogs water from the water hose comes out clear and within seconds turns yellow or brown.. can u help me.. …
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Adding well water to your pool to top it off or fill is a common issue and typically can add metals to your pool. Depending upon your area (our for example is heavy in iron and manganese) metal deposit are put right from your well to your pool. It is common for those with water softeners inside thei…
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yes. well water is actually better for you than mineral water because mineral water has chlorine in it and is not that great for your health and body weight.
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The only way to be one hundred percent sure that bore well water is safe to drink is to have it analyzed. Well water may look clear but can be contaminated with toxins.
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It's the copper in old plumbing. The acidity of the water or just age can cause corrosion, releasing copper into the water. You can replace with PVC, or get a filtration system, or just drink bottled water, if you're concerned about it.
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A Nuclear Fallout will irradiate any water or food supply caught it its' wake. Meaning mostly everything is uneatable or undrinkable in large quantities.
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You have to do it by recirculating the water, or basically letting the water drain back into the ground somehow. It will only work if you have your own well, and live on a large acreage lot, and not by hookup to city water system. Here's how: You take water from the well, usually at around 55-60 de…
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Because of a chemical imbalance in the water which occurs because of the level at which the water evaporates. Because the water is being housed below ground level it develops a skin to normalise the oxygen content and the amount of hydrogen which is absorbed into the water.
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Well water is simply water that has not been treated at a water treatment plant, and is usually fine to use in an aquarium. However, sometimes well water is extremely hard (high amounts of calcium salts), and this can restrict the type of fish you keep to hardwater species.
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corporation water is sewage treated water and bore well water is under ground water
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Not necessarily. I drink well water and it contains a high level of iron. Our land is also famland, so there are some chemicals in the soil that also contaminate our water. As such, we use a water distiller.
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The fact that water comes from a well should not cause diarrhea. However, some wells are polluted. It depends on the location of the well. If there is any suspicion the well caused the diarrhea, the health department should check the well.
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As a plumber I have found industrial water dye pranks to be on the rise. Otherwise it could be caused by unique chemicals in the ground. Take samples to a lab for test to make sure the water is safe, or potable. A plumber will know who to talk to in your area to test water samples.
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The pH of the well water would depend upon the structure of the aquifer. There is really no way you can change it in the well without doing massive subterranean works. It is easy however to add some Bicarbonate of Soda (AKA Baking Soda, Sodium Bicarbonate or NaHCO3) to the water after it is drawn fr…
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Depends on where you live.
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because some fat guy comes along and sh*ts in it :)
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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).
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possible depends on its concentration and vacuum degasifier conditions
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Bacteria.
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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.
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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.
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Boiling water poured directly on the plant.
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I wouldn't think so.. I know if your blond then chlorine will..
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You just have to put the chlorophyll in and then have some water fun! Splash!
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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 tur…
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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.
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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.
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wash with dawn detergent and dry before dry
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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.
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None, unless it is added to the water. Private wells are not usually chlorinated.
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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 …
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the sun is beaming on the water which makes it hot
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No it does not have impact on the environment.
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Yes, it waters it, but I have no idea what the patch does.
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Typically bacteria does.
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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.
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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.
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cracked casing bad news
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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 man…
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Deionize it or distil it.
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Every action hs a reaction. If yu heat it , it's formation will change with the type of energy.
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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 an…
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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)
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Well water is by definition from an underground aquifer, or water table.
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I know that real water is supposed to be H8O, but due to all the chemicals, especially flouride, it is reduced to H2O.
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I heard that qote in the 1962 movie 'The Music Man' starring robert preston
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Yes, well water is a homogenous mixture, or solution. Tap water is also a solution. Only distilled water is pure water. A: Generally, yes: the water would be essentially the same no matter how you drew it. One exception might be if the well was abandoned: over time, particles and minerals that wo…
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in my personal mind ,the well water is too cold to irrigate the bean .the store bougt water is warmful ,and the content of ion also will be increased.
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Something is wrong in your pressure tank, possibly waterlogged and rusting.
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Roughly 47 degrees in the lower half of the lower peninsula. 42 degrees in the upper half of the lower peninsula. According to a chart I found online.
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I'm not entirely sure, I've never heard of such a question. But I would think river water, because I've heard that rust or coin material have a serious effect on water witch may cause sudden stroke or death sometimes even commas after 2-4 days after drinking well water. So basicicly yes, I prefer ri…
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no, I dont think so because acid hurts people on the inside and when you drink water it dont.
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Nope, the molecules of oil and those of water are not miscible to a large enough degree to where they would affect each other's properties in a substantial amount
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By using detergents for water also a mesh cover so no insects cannot enter the well.
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Since many homes have well water as their only source of water, it should be completely safe for a dog to drink. But if it's from a well that has been unused or open (not sealed off), then it should not be drunk by dogs or people since it could be infected with bacteria and parasites.
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settlement from bottom of tank
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No well water is raw, tap water is filtered and treated by your city authority.
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no bro
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This is weird but.... IT IS THE SAFEST THING TO SHOWER IN WELL WATER BECAUSE tide has gone into it and now you can shower. Wow THIS IS WEIRD YOU know hahaha i wish you were smart enough to know this the queens of indus valley have never been in existence and nobody will ever find this out and that i…
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because dirty buckets have been down there
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no it should not be half full, it should be 80-90% full with the void space pressurized by or with air
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As long as you have a saltwater well...
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I have received quotes from $1,200 to $1,500 just to replace well. This did not include the costs to hooking it back up to the system, which will probably put the total cost around $2,000.
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7 is the perfect number for pH.
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Not likely to be a blockage unless it is in the pressure hose to the pressure switch. The pumps usually have a 15 minute cool down reset.
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