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What You Should Know About Water Wells March 25, 2019

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What You Should Know About Water Wells, Truth or Consequences West, New Mexico

Whether you’re moving into a home in a rural area or have been living off the municipal water supply for years, you may be interested in installing a private water well on your property. This fixture is a safe and efficient way to deliver water to your home. To learn more, consider the following answers to common questions about these features.

4 FAQ on Water Wells Answered

1. Is well water dirtier than the city supply?

Water that is drilled directly from the natural underground aquifer is cleaner and healthier for your family than the municipal water supply. The latter is run through a complicated treatment process, which adds chlorine and fluoride. However, the filtration process also removes beneficial minerals present in natural well water. The untainted and naturally filtered water from your well can also soften skin and hair.

2. Will I save money?

You can save a significant amount of money by going off the grid. Besides the initial installation cost, your water supply will essentially be free, since you will no longer have a monthly utility bill. This is especially helpful for large, busy households.

3. How long will it take to install?

water wellWhile every property and terrain is different, most water wells can be drilled in one to two days. Keep in mind that the contractor may need time beforehand to plan the drilling points. They may also need a day or two after to test their work.

4. When can I schedule an installation?

While most wells can be drilled at any time of year, some can be harder to install when the ground is frozen, especially if deep drilling is required. January and February are considered more difficult months for water well installation; however, you should have no trouble scheduling an appointment from March on.

 

If you’re interested in installing a water well on your property, turn to Mauldin Drilling LLC in Williamsburg, NM. In business since 1979, this trusted contractor offers both installation and repair services for wells and irrigation systems. Serving southern New Mexico, their team is dedicated to quality customer service and in-depth industry knowledge. For more information on their skill set, visit them online. To schedule an appointment, call (575) 894-3192 today.

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