A farmer who chooses to drill a well for agricultural use as opposed to relying on the mains water system stands to enjoy a number of advantages. In addition to lowering water utility costs around the farm, such a farmer will be assured of an un-interrupted supply of water around the farm. The only potential disadvantage of relying on wells for agricultural water is that well water often gets contaminated. This article discusses two reasons for the contamination of well water.
18 May 2016
It is not just big companies that require the services of a laboratory to test water; people who own large areas of land – such as farmers or private residents – can also have the need to test any water on their land. Water testing is crucial before any further decisions are taken regarding what to do with the water. This is because there are a few unpleasant diseases that can be caught directly from the consumption of contaminated water.
21 May 2015
Water is always a very vital factor for human survival; hence, the need to ensure that water in your well is not contaminated. Special considerations and care can help prevent your water from contamination, because wells form a direct path for entry of contaminants into the ground. The following are some of the considerations to protect your well water from contamination. Consider the Location If the location of your well is near a pollution source, then chances of contamination are very high if further protection measures are not adapted.
16 March 2015
A water storage tank can be a good thing to have if your area is prone to droughts or if you plan to collect rainwater for use in watering your lawn or garden. This can save you money on the cost of watering and also help avoid using city-supplied water, which in turn means less pollution created by water filtration plants. Once you start shopping for water storage tanks you may be surprised at the various types that are available to you, so note a few factors that will help you to choose.
16 March 2015