Idaho Well Water Testing and Treatment Contractors

Find qualified Well Water Testing and Treatment contractors in Idaho using our contractor lookup tool. Learn more about NGWA Contractor Certifications here.

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Stuivenga Vessey Drilling

Contractors Company
PO Box 549
Grangeville, ID 83530-0549
(208) 983-2356

Trevor Tew

Contractor Individual
976 Elk Thistle Dr
Victor, ID 83455-4970

American Drilling & Pump

Contractors Company
1125 East Iona Road
Idaho Falls, ID 83401
(208) 656-1120

North Idaho Water Wells

Contractors Company
PO Box 68
Harrison, ID 83833
United States
(208) 819-4400

H2O Well Service

Contractors Company
582 W Hayden Ave
Hayden Lake, ID 83835-9726
United States
(208) 772-4004

Aqua Drilling & Exploration Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 2850
Hayden, ID 83835-2850
(208) 263-5509

United Crown Pump & Drilling

Contractors Company
3125 W Hayden Ave
Hayden, ID 83835
(208) 772-3230

Ruen Core Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
PO Box 267
Clark Fork, ID 83811
(208) 266-1151

Amped Drilling

Contractors Company
76 Seneacquoteen Dr
Priest River, ID 83856
(208) 610-8822

Elsing Pump Services Inc

Contractors Company
127 Bonny Dr
Twin Falls, ID 83301
United States
(208) 733-5005

Frequently Asked Questions

When should I have my well water tested?

The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) recommends well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrates, and any contaminants of local concern. More frequent testing should be considered if:

  • There is a change in the taste, odor, or appearance of the well water, or if a problem occurs such as a broken well cap, inundation by floodwaters, or a new contamination source
  • The well has a history of bacterial contamination
  • The septic system has recently malfunctioned
  • Family members or house guests have recurrent incidents of gastrointestinal illness
  • An infant is living in the home, or
  • To monitor the efficiency and performance of home water treatment equipment.

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What can impact groundwater quality?

Forty-seven percent of the United States depend on groundwater for their basic drinking water supply. Having a basic understanding about groundwater quality will help ensure that your well is supplying potable water for your household.

Along with human activities, water quality is affected by a combination of natural processes. Most relate to chemical compositions underground. However, other factors such as biological, physical, and radiological conditions can affect water quality as well.

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How is a well disinfected?

Properly constructed and maintained water well systems are designed to keep microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, and protozoa from getting inside the well system and into the water. When a water test indicates the presence of microorganisms in a well, disinfection of the well system is recommended along with some level of inspection.

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Idaho Groundwater and Water Well Statistics

Groundwater plays an important role in Idaho’s economic vitality.

  • Approximately 42,500 known residential wells statewide
  • 674 community water systems use groundwater for 997,000 people
  • 236 non-community, non-transient water systems use groundwater for 49,300 people
  • 1,013 non-community, transient water systems use groundwater for 118,400 people
  • 9,190 irrigation wells used serving 3,070 farms and 1,430,000 acres

Well Water Testing and Treatment Articles and Resources

Does My Water Well Need Treatment? By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI Have you ever asked yourself: “Does my well water need treatment?” The question is not one you can answer if you have not had your water tested recently. You should ask yourself instead: “When was the last time I had my water tested?” If the answer to this question […]

PFAS and Private Well Owners: What You Need to Know NGWA published PFAS and Private Well Owners: What You Need to Know, a two-page fact sheet for home owners concerned about PFAS. Written in easy-to-understand language by groundwater professionals, it explains what PFAS are, how to test wells for PFAS, treatment options, and more.