4 Solutions to a Low Yielding Well

If you have a low-yielding well, this means your well may not be re-producing enough water before it is drained. For a well to meet Maryland’s well standards, it must produce at least 1 gallons per minute (gpm). Anything below that would be considered low-yielding. However, even a well that falls between 2gpm-5 gpm may
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6 Benefits of Bottleless Water Coolers

Whether you are looking for bottleless water coolers for your home or office, you won’t regret making the change. Bottleless water cooler benefits are endless! When you choose bottleless water coolers, you’re making a better decision for your family and the environment. Your loved ones and employees deserve access to healthy, safe drinking water throughout
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How Can Hard Water Affect Your Appliances?

You may be wondering what exactly is hard water and how it can affect your home. Essentially, having hard water means that your water contains an excessive amount of calcium and magnesium. However, when you hear this information for the first time, it may not be clear why this is a problem. Hard water can
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How Does Road Salt Use in the Winter Affect Your Water?

Road salt is viewed as essential, especially during severe winter weather conditions. White lines are common along roads when there is heavy snow, and you have probably noticed them before. Salting methods make us feel fortified against icy conditions, which can cause dangerous traffic accidents. However, while road salt makes roads less slick, too much
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Why is My Water Cloudy?

You may be worried if you fill a glass of water and see that it’s cloudy rather than clear. You might be thinking there is something wrong with your water supply, or that it’s not safe to drink. In most cases, cloudiness is perfectly normal and there is nothing to be concerned about. However, it’s
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Is Water Softening Necessary?

Maryland homeowners often experience hard water, but there’s a good chance that they never even realize they have an issue or that their water is abnormal. Hard water leads to a variety of problems including spots on glasses, staining in tubs and showers, scale accumulation on pipes and premature wear and tear on appliances that
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Common Pollutants in Maryland Drinking Water

Whether you are a private well owner or relying on city water, you want to ensure that your family is consuming water that is clean, safe and free from contaminants. Unfortunately, the contents of Maryland drinking water are not always safe to consume. Some substances are not regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency or can
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When Should I Replace My Well Pump?

A private well can be a tremendous asset to your home. You don’t need to worry about the chemicals that are put into the water at water treatment facilities to clean it or the cost of a monthly water bill. However, there are unique steps that you will need to take in order to maintain
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Is City Water Safer Than Well Water?

Whether you are preparing to purchase a home or just curious about the differences in water quality where you live, you’ve probably encountered the belief that city water is safer than well water. At Hague Quality Water of Maryland, we offer water testing to homeowners and renters with both municipal, or city water, and well
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Sodium in Your Well Water

Every private well owner wants to ensure that the water from their well is clean, safe and free from dangerous contaminants. However, what about elevated levels of things that are not necessarily harmful in small quantities? One of the concerns that many private well owners in Maryland have is elevated levels of sodium in the
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