Michigan Well Water Testing and Treatment Contractors

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

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Thomas Flint & Son Inc

Contractors Company
10213 S 39 Rd
Cadillac, MI 49601-9710
(231) 775-5045

Shepler Well Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
11405 E M42
Manton, MI 49663
(231) 824-6505

Pearson Drilling Company

Contractors Company
6100 W Blue Rd
Lake City, MI 49651-8604
(231) 839-4444

Berg Well Drilling

Contractors Company
3139 Keystone Rd N
Traverse City, MI 49686
United States
(231) 946-2846

Norman's Well Drilling, Inc

Contractors Company
5376 East Wagner Road
Lake City, MI 49651
(231) 328-4334

Walkerville Drilling Company

Contractors Company
175 W Main St PO Box 5
Walkerville, MI 49459-8406
(231) 873-2317

Brad Malley Well Drilling Inc

Contractors Company
1565 S Park Place St
Mt Pleasant, MI 48858-5306
(989) 772-2765

Roy Simmons & Sons

Contractors Company
976 W M55
West Branch, MI 48661
(989) 345-3872

Dan Meihls Well Drilling

Contractors Company
7855 Moores Junction Rd
Sterling, MI 48659-9723
(989) 654-2157

King Water Wells

Contractors Company
10634 14 Mile rd
Rockford, MI 49341
United States
(844) 529-2837

Mateco Drilling Company

Contractors Company
271 Rockford Park Dr NE
Rockford, MI 49341-7828
United States
(616) 863-6890

Central Wells & Pumps

Contractors Company
3881 E Broadway Ave
Muskegon, MI 49444-3571
(231) 767-3300

Hecksel & Hecksel Water Well Drilling LLC

Contractors Company
19066 96th Ave
Coopersville, MI 49404-9417
(616) 837-7093

Wahlfield Drilling Co

Contractors Company
4449 Westshire Dr NW
Comstock Park, MI 49321-9359
(616) 784-1214

Hecksel Brothers Well Drilling

Contractors Company
6848 Arthur Street East
Coopersville, MI 49404
(616) 837-6419

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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Michigan Groundwater and Water Well Statistics

Few states can accurately or confidentially determine how many residential wells are in place. For each region, the American Housing Survey by the U.S. Census provides regional data.

Michigan is found in the Midwest, along with these other states: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri.

The last American Housing Survey Census indicates this region had 3,990,0002 households served by residential wells, with an average of 2.523 persons per household. The USGS estimates the population of self-supplied water supply users in Michigan to be 2,600,000, with 100% of their supply from groundwater.

  • 1,075 community water systems use groundwater for 1,683,200 people
  • 1,302 non-community, non-transient water systems use groundwater for 306,500 people
  • 7,921 non-community, transient water systems use groundwater for 1,117,600 people
  • 7,550 irrigation wells used serving 2,820 farms and 467,000 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.