Types of Pumps: Pros and Cons

Common Pumps Used in Water Wells There are many different types of pumps that are used in water wells around the world. This post describes the 4 most common types of water well pumps (submersible, lift, jet and suction) and provides advantages and disadvantages of...
Ice Storm Knocked Out Our Electric Well Pump

Ice Storm Knocked Out Our Electric Well Pump

Power Outages Can Knock Out Your Electric Well Pump Never mind about large scale disasters in the future that may or may not happen. Power outages are routines and often affect large numbers of people. Here one customer writes, “due to my negligence I had put my...
Off Grid Life

Off Grid Life

For your Off-Grid Life – Hand or Solar Simple Pumps “The feeling of independence is incomparable. Come what may, my family and I will have fresh water. What an AWESOME feeling! Great product, lives up to the claims and worth every penny.” Whether you...
Fix an Old Well with a New Deep Well Hand Pump

Fix an Old Well with a New Deep Well Hand Pump

50-Year Old Well Renovation With a New Pump System Needless to say as a resident of NYC with access to city water, I have no absolute need of a water well. But considering the well was there, its seemed wasteful not to make use of it. Not to mention that it could...
Water Contaminants in Well Water – Choose the Right Well Pump

Step-by-step Guide to Decontaminating Your Water Well

How to Shock your Water Well — When Your Water Smells Bad or Tests Show Contamination A Comprehensive Guide The image above shows Cryptosporidium, one of many possible contaminants of well water. This is a step-by-step procedure for disinfecting your water well and...
Do You Need to Disinfect Your Well?

Do You Need to Disinfect Your Well?

This article uses information from a Fact Sheet provided by the Minnesota Department of Health. Test to See If You Need to Disinfect Your Well? Contaminated drinking water may contain harmful bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms that can make you sick....