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If you live in a colder climate, you know that any water pipes outside the house are vulnerable to freezing during the winter. But even those inside the home could be at risk if the heating goes out. Here are three steps that will keep your pipes from freezing and your water flowing.

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Many people in the United States receive their water from private ground water wells. EPA regulations that protect public drinking water systems do not apply to privately owned wells. As a result, owners of private wells are responsible for ensuring that their water is safe from contaminants. 

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Dowsing: Is It Fact or Fake?

Some call it “the gift.” Others refer to it as “twitching,” “doodlebugging,” or “water witching,” the practice of locating water underground using a forked stick. Sounds simple, but does it work?

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If you happen to live or have a property in a rural area, for sure you have an idea about how septic tanks and the septic systems work. One way you’ll know if it’s maintained properly is if you don’t smell anything unpleasant coming from it. Now, there are a number of crucial do’s and don’ts to live by to ensure that your septic tank will last for as long as possible and that your septic system works the way it should.

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Routine inspection of a water well system can help ensure it is operating properly, prolong its useful life, and protect your investment. Most importantly, inspections can protect your health by discovering issues that could result in water quality problems presenting a health risk.

Make sure your water needs are adequately met. Not every well is the same. It all depends on your aquifer as to just how much water you can draw. Therefore, you'll want to know your water level measurements and record them. Regular measurement of the water level will allow you to observe and log changes and hopefully, spot a problem in its infancy.


The United States uses about 346,000 million gallons of fresh water every day. The United States uses nearly 80 percent of its water for irrigation and thermoelectric power.

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If you have ever camped in the great outdoors, you have probably been reawakened to the joys of modern plumbing. By going without running water, a hot shower, or a flushing toilet, you can fully appreciate how important these are to daily life.

#DidYouKnow The average household spends as much as $500 per year on their water and sewer bill and can save about $170 per year by installing water-efficient fixtures and appliances.

Wells should be evaluated annually by a licensed or certified water well systems professional. In between annual inspections, well owners should look for signs that a professional should be called sooner.
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