Well Water

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Mar 28 2014
Iron is one of the Earth’s most plentiful resources, making up at least 5% of its crust. In well water, iron is usually found as ferrous iron, which...
National Groundwater Assn. Online Lessons Well Owners Water Quality
Feb 13 2014
Four new, free online lessons are available to household water well owners at the National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) website, www.wellowner.org. The...
NGWA BSP Reducing Methane in Residential Water Wells
Nov 22 2013
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) issued a new best suggested practice (BSP) for dealing with methane gas in residential water well systems....
 Georgia Assn. of Groundwater Professionals Drilling Well Private Property
Nov 21 2013
The Superior Court of Washington County has found a city of Sandersville, Ga., ordinance that prohibits drilling of wells within its city limits...
Nov 15 2013
The Water Systems Council (WSC) named Margaret Martens as executive director. Martens joined WSC in 2010 and had previously served as public...
NGWA Best Suggested Practice Hydrogen Sulfide Water Well Systems
Nov 13 2013
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use on how to...
Nov 12 2013
Most wells experience some type of operational problem during the normal process of aging. The rate at which a well will experience such problems can...
Nov 12 2013
Approximately 30 million Americans get their drinking water from private household wells. Protection of private wells does not fall under the U.S....
Nov 11 2013
It’s been well established that drought, water scarcity and sustainability are the most important issues facing the water industry. In the coming...
EPA NWGA Private Water Well Owner Help
Oct 4 2013
The National Ground Water Assn. (NGWA) invites household water well owners to take advantage of a new hotline, a monthly tip sheet and other training...
Water Systems Council New Mexico Bounds v. State Supreme Court Decision
Aug 2 2013
The Supreme Court of New Mexico released the long-awaited decision in Bounds v. State of New Mexico on July 25, 2013. Water Systems and 16 state...
Benefits of Fluoridation Prevent Tooth Decay Pennsylvania Dental Assn.
Aug 1 2013
Without limitations on whom it can affect, tooth decay remains one of the most prevalent, yet preventable diseases in our nation. The Pennsylvania...
NGWA New Mexico Supreme Court State Law Domestic Water Well Permits
Jul 30 2013
The New Mexico Supreme Court upheld a state law on July 25, 2013, governing the issuance of domestic water well permits that, if overturned, would...
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Jul 8 2013
Hydraulic fracturing operations allow us to access valuable natural gas resources, but they also have the potential to affect another precious...
Access The Last Well Liberia Fresh Water West Africa
Jul 3 2013
Access announced that it is partnering with The Last Well (TLW). This Texas-based organization’s mission is simple: “To provide clean water to the...
EPA Regional Administrator, Congress Member Superfund Site Assessment New York
Jun 19 2013
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney visited three Superfund sites in...
Brian Oram Guide for Groundwater for Private Well Owners
Apr 30 2013
Brian Oram, a professional geologist and soil scientist and founder of B.F. Environmental Consultants, announced that his firm is making available “...
Water Quality Assn. USGS Study Pennsylvania Water Wells Arsenic Levels
Apr 23 2013
A report released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) showing that one in five private wells in Pennsylvania faces elevated arsenic levels, offered...
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Apr 11 2013
Regular water well cleaning is vital for maintaining acceptable water quality and operational efficiency, and lowering maintenance costs. Water...
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Mar 29 2013
Ongoing drought conditions in many parts of the U.S. are impacting water treatment systems using well water and municipal water alike. This can be...