Regular water well system maintenance is important. Knowing and practicing the basics of regular well maintenance can reduce risks to your water supply and prevent costly and inconvenient breakdowns.
By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI As a private water well contractor and well inspector for many years, I had the opportunity to observe and document a number of mistakes private well owners made to their wells and water systems. Some modifications were almost comical, while others I considered outright dangerous for the homeowner and [...]
By: Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI Winterizing a domestic water well means different things in different states. Private well owners in Fairbanks, Alaska, will have pitless adapter well completions with the water outlet pipe set at a depth of nine feet or greater to protect it from freezing. Our wells have above ground completions with [...]