What are the Different Types of Well Pumps?

Connecting a well pump to a fresh water well allows families to distribute water to their plumbing system. As a consequence, well owners enjoy not having to rely on or pay for municipal water sources. While maintenance is crucial, well owners don’t have to worry about monthly bills or rising expenses. If you recently purchased
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How Does a Well Pressure Tank Work?

It’s essential for private well owners to know how their system functions. If something goes wrong, you can use this knowledge to identify the problem and speak to water specialists about it. Better yet, you’ll be able to detect issues before they develop into larger and more expensive complications. What is a Well Pressure Tank?
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Signs that Your Well Water is Contaminated

Wells are an important asset for homeowners, but they also carry a lot of responsibility. Unlike municipal water sources, private wells are not regulated. This means that when contamination of any kind occurs, you have to take action immediately. Of course, before you can do that, you first have to know if your supply is
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8 Signs You Need a Water Softener

Many homeowners are unaware of water softeners or don’t know how they work. Unfortunately, this means they could be facing problems that are easily solvable. In the long run, these issues could lead to increased maintenance needs and higher costs. At Hague Quality Water of Maryland, we’ve helped countless Maryland residents restore their water supply
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Everything You Need to Know About Coliform in Your Well Water

Many states have established standards for the construction of private wells and for testing of new wells. However,  following this initial testing there are no regulations to ensure the water sources remain safe. Therefore, private well owners must take it upon themselves to test their water for harmful bacteria. In order to protect your water
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6 Things You Should Know About Well Maintenance

According to the EPA, over 13 million homes in the U.S. rely on well water. The EPA does not regulate residential wells, which means that private well owners are responsible for their home water systems. Therefore, it is up to homeowners to ensure their water remains healthy at all times. In order to protect your
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4 Reasons to Test Your Private Well Water

If you own a private well, regular testing is your first line of defense against contaminated water. The EPA is not responsible for regulating private wells, so it is important to learn how to keep your water healthy. In fact, over 13 million homeowners depend on and maintain private well water. The idea that well
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How Often Should You Have Your Water Treatment System Serviced?

State-of-the-art water treatment services provide you and your family with clean water you can trust. With a water softener, you’ll enjoy spot free dishes, energy bill savings and the elimination of soap build-up. However, once a water treatment system is installed, you may wonder how often it should be serviced. Do you know what kind
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What is the Safe Drinking Water Act?

You may be wondering if there are laws in place to protect your drinking water against contaminants. Currently, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) regulates water supply standards across the nation. However, on a federal level the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) provides a baseline for state water programs. While this act certainly aims to standardize
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How Hard Water Affects Your Pipes

Hard water damage can have significantly impact your home’s water supply. As water travels to your home, it tends to collect minerals during its journey through your pipes. Although this isn’t highly dangerous, it can cause problems in the long run. When you have hard water, a build-up of calcium and magnesium (as well as
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