Well Water

National Groundwater Awareness Week
Mar 3 2015
Groundwater, along with oxygen, is arguably the most important natural resource for human life, and National Groundwater Awareness Week, March 8...
pippalou-septic tank-ground water-pollutant
Feb 11 2015
Pharmaceuticals, hormones and personal care products associated with everyday household activities are finding their way into groundwater through...
Feb 3 2015
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide training and technical...
Jan 28 2015
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) is leading an effort to study the effectiveness of public awareness outreach to private water well owners for...
Marc Blais - Xylem Inc - Water Systems Council
Jan 26 2015
Marc Blais, vice president for Xylem Inc. Applied Water Systems - Americas, was named to the Water Systems Council (WSC) board of directors. ...
Jan 23 2015
The National Ground Water Assn.’s (NGWA) 2015 national and divisional boards feature a number of new officers and directors. Heading the national...
Surface Water, Groundwater, Customer Care, testing
Jan 14 2015
Water treatment can be a complex problem to solve, depending on which contaminants may be present and the desired water quality. There are a variety...
Dec 18 2014
Dec. 16, 2014, marked the 40th anniversary of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), which today includes regulations for more than 90 contaminants...
Well Sounding Device, Groundwater, well water, measurement
Dec 11 2014
Imagine turning on your faucet only to find there is no water flowing. Your well has run dry, and you have to pay tens of thousands of dollars to fix...
well drilling georgia_water well trust
Oct 29 2014
Having access to clean, safe drinking water in their homes is something most Americans take for granted; however, for approximately 1.7 million...
CONSUMER, ENERGY, Environmental, Not For Profit, Water Well Trust
Oct 27 2014
The Water Well Trust received a $140,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Household Water Well Systems program for a project to...
Aug 29 2014
Bacteria and nitrate are widespread in the environment, so every household water well owner should regularly test his or her water to make sure no...
USGS Groundwater Drilling Wells Contamination Albuquerque New Mexico
Aug 13 2014
Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began drilling “sentinel” wells at the first of three locations in the Trumbull Village...
ANSI/NGWA Water Well Construction Standard
Aug 1 2014
The ANSI/NGWA-01-14 Water Well Construction Standard is now available through the National Ground Water Assn.'s (NGWA) online bookstore. Set in...
National Ground Water Assn. nitrate drinking water lesson online free
Jul 25 2014
A free online lesson about nitrate in drinking water – and what to do about it — is available to household water well owners on the National Ground...
Water Well Trust Ben Hill County Georgia Financing
Jul 3 2014
Water Well Trust has broken ground on its second project in Georgia. The new project is located in Ben Hill County, where the existing public water...
NGWA Abandoned Water Wells
Jun 30 2014
Household water well owners should act to address any improperly abandoned wells on their properties, as they can present threats to both people and...
tec innovators_leak detection system
Jun 27 2014
The Leak Defender automatic water leak detection system stops power to water well pumping systems in the event a leak should occur at the well tank,...
NGWA ANSI Water Well Construction Standard ANSI/NGWA-01-14
May 29 2014
Following its determination that the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) properly met its standard development process, the American National...
NGWA Water Well Owners Flood Tips
Apr 30 2014
During this flood season, there are certain things household water well owners should know about how to protect their wells and their water quality,...