D'Spain Sales and Service Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Water Well’

What to Know about Well Irrigation

Monday, February 5th, 2018

well-irrigation-servicesWe handle a lot of well services for local clients who live in rural areas. Private wells or shared wells make an excellent means of providing safe potable water from a home that might otherwise struggle with its water supply. Private wells can also be used to provide irrigation, either for farming or simply to provide the greenery in your yard with sprinkler water. Either way, that might mean digging a specific well, called an irrigation well on your property. A trained expert is absolutely necessary when planning and conducting such an operation.

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Proper Well Drilling Ensures a Safe Water Supply

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

water-well-drillingIf you live in a city, your water is handled by a municipal water service, which takes care of safety issues like contamination and bacterial infection. If you live in the country, however – and a number of people in the area do – then you need to rely on alternative water supplies. This can often involve a well, either one dug directly on your property or a communal well which you share with a number of other households.

Either way, such a well needs to be drilled by a company that knows what it’s doing and has the proper credentials to handle the job the right way. In so doing, you’ll guarantee that your water supply remains safe, and that no critical detail gets overlooked.

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Contact the Right Service for Water Well Drilling

Monday, January 8th, 2018

If yowell-water-drillingu live in the city, water for your plumbing system likely arrives via municipal water lines. But our part of the world has a lot of rural homes, and in those cases, other options must be found. Without a reservoir or standing water supply nearby, your best option is usually drilling for well water, then setting up the proper lines and connections to your home. That’s a complicated and potentially difficult process, though the results can give your home the fresh water and reliable self-sufficiency that homes in our part of the world sometimes require. In those cases, you want to make sure you contact the right plumbing service to handle the job the right day.

Finding the Spot

Unless there’s surface water visible, drilling for a well means finding the location of any underground water on your property (or nearby if you belong to a water-sharing collective). That means taking a careful survey of the land to find potential spots. This can be aided immeasurably by using computerized surveying equipment, which can detect the presence of groundwater with uncanny accuracy and show you just where to dig. It can also determine the depth of the dig needed to reach it and other such information which allows you to make proper plans with all the details in place.

The Dig

The dig itself utilizes a drill, which must be rented as part of the process. Dig times may vary, depending on the depth of the well and the type of rock in the ground above it. Once the well is dug, the technicians will examine it carefully to determine the well’s depth (a simple matter of using a measuring line in most cases) and yield (the amount of gallons per minute it can deliver), as well as seeing how far the water level dropped and how quickly it was restored to its original level. The water itself will be tested to ensure their no contaminants or other concerns, and the well will be capped.

The Lines

Once the well is dug, lines themselves need to be run from your new well to any homes that intend to make use of it. In many cases, that will include the installation of water purifiers, water softeners, and other devices designed to keep impurities out of your home’s water supply. Those devices will need to be periodically serviced and tested so that they continue to function efficiently. Furthermore, the well itself will need to be regularly tested for the presence of bacteria or contaminants that may not have been present the when you initially dug for the well.

With the right team on your side, your new well can be dug and provide service to you and your family for generations. The friendly pros at D’Spain Sales & Service Inc. can perform well drilling and well water testing in Bandera, TX, as well as provide a host of related plumbing services. Call on us today and let us show you what we can do.

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Get Your Well Water Tested

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Here in Bandera, TX, we have a number of households that live away from civic water systems, and that need to get their water from wells or other private sources. This is in keeping with Texas’s independent spirit, and allows rural residents to get safe reliable water while still enjoying life on their own terms. But that independence means acting to ensure that your well water is properly filtered, and remains free of germs, bacteria, hard water deposits, and other issues.

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Get Private Wells Tested Today

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Techs_and_Plumbers_dreamstime_xl_19839339-meWe live in a rural part of the state, which means that many homes in the area operate off of the civic water and electrical systems. Instead, they get their water from private wells and other sources. It’s a practical necessity – you can’t simply run piping thirty miles to a single home – and usually works quite well for meeting your home water needs. Private wells do mean you need to keep them maintained yourself, however, and in those circumstances, a good plumber can be your best friend.

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The Benefits of Pressure Tanks

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Many homes in the Bandera, TX area operate off of the civic grid, which means they use well water and similar private sources to feed their home. That means you need to attend to any issues or problems with it yourself, which often includes water pressure. Low pressure is a common complain for well water, both because the pumps involved are suffering from problems and form issues inherent in the well itself.

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Pressure Tanks Solve Problems with Your Well

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Many homeowners in the Fredericksburg, TX area get their water off the civic grid, from private wells and other sources. It’s often necessary, and it allows the homeowner to address issues directly instead of relying on the city to take care of it. But private wells come with their own array of issues, and when problems crop up, the homeowner is tasked with taking care of them. The good news is that the right plumbing service can do wonders for your home, especially when it comes to specific components either present in your plumbing system already, or ready to be installed should you feel it necessary.

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Things You Need If You Use Well Water

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Not every resident of Boerne, TX is connected to our civic water system, and indeed for many rural residents it’s simply not a practical option. Instead, they rely on wells to provide clean, potable water for drinking and cleaning in their homes. There’s a lot of advantages to such as system and sometimes it can be the only practical option. But without the safeguards that a big city provides, you need to provide some of your own in order to ensure that your water is clean and safe. The good news is that a reliable plumbing service can provide you with the things you need if you use well water. We’ll go over a few of the most important ones below.

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How to Improve Your Well Water

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Well water is an ancient method of supplying your domicile with potable water for cooking, drinking and bathing. But it’s also a responsibility and at times, may even be a hassle. It’s important that you start off with a decent well, but there are various ways to improve your well water even after the hole is dug. You need to make sure that your well pump and water treatment systems work well. Here are some ways to improve your well water.

  • Soften your water. Many homes in our area are affected by hard water, which occurs as a result of high levels of calcium and magnesium in addition other trace minerals. The effects vary depending upon the mineral content of your hard water, but it can wreak havoc on your plumbing pipes in the long term. It can also affect the taste of your water as well as the way your water interacts with your skin and hair while bathing. A water softener may be just what you need to avoid such issues from taking place in your home.
  • Purify your water. When you get your water from a well, it’s your responsibility to ensure that it’s potable. The underground aquifer from which your well draws can be affected by a number of different environmental factors, including the mineral content in the area as well as any environmental damage nearby. There are a number of different water treatment options that can purge potentially harmful contaminants and pollutants from your well water. Water testing is the first step to knowing exactly what’s in your water supply.
  • Boost water pressure. One of the most common well water issues is deficient pressure. This is not just an inconvenience when taking a shower, but it can also potentially lead to backflow, which occurs when your wastewater and water supply cross-contaminate. There are plenty of ways to boost pressure, including water storage tanks and pressure tanks. You may also want to consider a booster pump.
  • Draw water efficiently. If you want to make sure that your well water system operates efficiently, then you may want to draw on renewable energy source such as the wind or sun. If your windmill needs some repair or you want to exchange your well pump for a solar model, then you can rely on our water well services.

Reach out to our professionals at any time to ensure that your water well services in Boerne, TX are taken care of properly. Call us today.

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