Jet Pumps Risks & Solutions

Jet Pumps Risks & Solutions

"Often people who live in rural areas are completely unaware that water in their well has the potential to be at an extremely low level and that their water pump is subject to possible damage."

People routinely leave their homes and do not consider the possible risks posed by their jet pump. 
A scenario where the jet pump runs dry, overheats and catches fire, potentially burning down the house, is possible under the right conditions.

A jet pump has the potential to start a fire under the right conditions.
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Groundwater Education

Groundwater Education

" Drilled wells have the potential to have surface water contamination."

A drilled well is subject to influences from the incoming water table and surface water from runoff, septic systems and agricultural contamination. This article is a general summary of what can be in well water and provides information on contaminants, well practices and water testing.

Have you considered what might be in your well water?
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Groundwater - The Changing Well

Groundwater - The Changing Well

"Each water test is a snapshot of one day in a year. What about the other 364?"

The drilling of a well is a welcomed act for many people as it provides the necessity of water for their home or cottage. In Canada we are fortunate to have an abundance of groundwater that can provide a reliable, year round source of water for many municipalities and rural owners. The need for properly installed water treatment devices is no longer one of perceived need but one of necessity to ensure the safety of water for the consumer.

Groundwater is variable and subject to seasonal, environmental and human fluctuations.
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Total Dissolved Solids - What You Don't See

Total Dissolved Solids - What You Don't See

"Out of sight, invisible and dissolved in water, TDS what you cannot see."

If a glass of water is held up and it is colourless, crystal clear and has no odour would you think there is much wrong with the water? Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) are completely dissolved in a water supply and generally invisible to the human eye. They are not associated with a bacterial test and are not tested for at the Public Health Unit when you submit a water sample. At certain level’s they pose a risk and are not a recommended drinking water source according to the Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines.

Sometimes what you do not see can be a risk.
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