Water Well Service and Repair

Some Common Mistakes Well Owners Make Regarding Their Wells and Equipment

March 3rd, 2021|

By Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI As a private water well contractor and well inspector for many years, I had the opportunity to observe and document a number of mistakes private well owners made to their wells and water systems. Some modifications were almost comical, while others I considered outright dangerous for the homeowner and [...]

Winterizing Your Well Southern Style

February 22nd, 2021|

By:  Gary L. Hix, R.G., CWD/PI Winterizing a domestic water well means different things in different states. Private well owners in Fairbanks, Alaska, will have pitless adapter well completions with the water outlet pipe set at a depth of nine feet or greater to protect it from freezing. Our wells have above ground completions with [...]