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Can a Well Cap Be Raised Above Ground?

A well cap is one of the most important parts of your well.  Properly installed, a well cap can keep out pollutants.  However, many older wells have installed well caps below ground, which may be less effective in protecting your well’s water quality.      At Mosman Well Works, we can help you decide if you …

Why Is My Water Pump Buzzing?

There is nothing more annoying than a constant buzzing sound ringing in your home or business you can’t seem to get rid of. If this buzzing sound is coming from your water pump, not only is it annoying, but it could mean big trouble for your water supply. Before that annoying buzz becomes a broken …

I Keep Running Out of Water. What Does That Mean?

Have you turned on the water features in your home only to find spurting or no running water at all? Your first worry may be that it has finally happened – the well has run dry. However, while a lack of water, muddy water, or a sputtering tap can all be signs of a dry …

Did Your Well Water Test Positive for Manganese and Bacteria?

bacteria in well water

If you’re a home or business owner, it’s vital that your well water be treated.  But what if you treated your water already but it still tested positive for manganese and bacteria?  Nobody wants their water become too contaminated to drink or wash with.  That’s why we at Mosman Well Works specialize in providing safe …

What’s Wrong with my Pressure Tank and What Should I Do?

pressure tank problems

Here at Mosman Well Works know how important your home, business, and time are to you. When your pressure tank fails, you need it fixed and you need it fixed soon. That’s why our Connecticut based technicians are there when you need them, 365 days a year and 24 hours a day with over 20 …

How Are Artesian Wells Different From Regular Wells?

artesian well vs regular well

If you own a well or are thinking of installing one, you may have heard of artesian wells. In some cases, installing this type of well may be your best option.  What Is an Artesian Well? Artesian wells are formed from artesian aquifer. Artesian aquifers are confined aquifers that hold groundwater underground using pressure.  Because …

5 Signs Your Well Needs a Water Softener

water softener for well

While hard water is safe to drink, the minerals contained in it – calcium, magnesium, etc – can leave residue on dishes and showers. It can even cause dry skin from perpetual use. These mineral deposits can also build up in appliances that use hot water, having a big negative effect on their performance and …

Protect Your Home From a Dry Well After a Power Outage

power outage and dry well

Well pumps are fine-tuned machines that, for the most part, require very little thought once they are up and running. As long as there’s power, that is. When the power goes out, however, being left without a supply of running water can be quite the inconvenience. You can minimize your downtime by understanding how power …

Buying a Home with an Old or Unused Well

old or unused well

Buying an old home comes with many responsibilities and the longer it has been unused, the more potential issues there could be. This is especially true when that home has a well. Since you may be getting some or all of your water from this source, it’s critical to make sure it hasn’t deteriorated over …

Are Your Wells Pipes Sweating?

well pipes sweating

If you’re seeing water drip from your well’s exposed pipes, it could be a sign of a leak. However, if everything is secure and the dripping still occurs, it’s probably a phenomenon known as “sweating.” What Is Pipe Sweating? “Sweating” is a term we use to describe the process of condensation accumulating on your pipes. …