There is a REAL Chance You Have Uranium in Your Well Water

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For the past several years, uranium has been a growing concern for residents with well water. The state of Connecticut has been pressuring residents to test their water for uranium, most of the time, depending on the city, they will test it for free. Some of the information I will be presenting in this post comes from the CT DPH website and from my own experiences, which are my own opinions, I know sometimes people don’t ...

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Why Is Bacteria In My Well Water And What Can I Do About It?

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What is bacteria?

Bacteria is a living, single celled organism. The most common form in well water is Coliform and another more specific form, E. coli (Escherichia coli). Both of these forms are tested in well water regularly because the presense of either will make the water non-potable (unsafe to drink). State Law In Connecticut ( Continue Reading →

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What is Radon and how it can affect you.

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Radon is a gas that has no color, odor, or taste and comes from the natural radioactive breakdown of uranium in the ground. You can’t see, smell or taste radon. It could, however, be a problem in your home. There two main ways that you can be exposed to Radon, either by the air in your home or in the water you drink.

If you live in an area with high radon in groundwater it can get into your private well. Showering, ...

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Healthy Well Water

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It is estimated that more than 13 million households rely on private wells for drinking water in the United States (US Census American Housing Survey 2015).

It is very important to test your private well annually for total coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids, and pH levels. If you suspect the presence of other contaminants, you should test for those also. You can also contact ...

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