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Homeowner’s Maintenance Checklist: Free Printable Download

May 12th, 2021|

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. Properly constructed private water supply systems require little routine maintenance. These simple steps will help protect your system and investment: Always use licensed or certified water [...]

Some Common Mistakes Well Owners Make Regarding Their Wells and Equipment

March 3rd, 2021|

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 [...]

Winterizing Your Well Southern Style

February 22nd, 2021|

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 [...]