Installing A Water Well Can Improve Your Health

Filtered Tap Water – Making a Start

The most obvious choice you and your family can make is to purchase and install a water filter for your home. There are three different types of water filters. Let’s take a brief look below.

Reverse Osmosis Filter

In addition to removing chlorine, inorganic, and organic contaminants in your water, an RO filter will also remove about 80 percent of the fluoride and most DPBs.

Ion Exchange Filter

Ion exchange is designed to remove dissolved salts in the water, such as calcium. This system actually softens the water or exchanges natural-forming mineral ions in the water with its own ions, thereby neutralizing their harmful effect of creating scale build-up.

The ion exchange system was originally used in boilers and other industrial situations before becoming popular in home purifying units, which usually combine the system with carbon for greater effectiveness.

Granular Carbon and Carbon Block Filters

These are the most common types of counter top and under counter water filters.

Granular carbon filters and carbon block systems perform the same process of contaminant removal, adsorption, which is the chemical or physical bond of a contaminant to the surface of the filter media.

Granular activated carbon is recognized by the EPA as the best available technology for the removal of organic chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and industrial chemicals. However, one of the downfalls of granular carbon filters is that the loose material inside can channel–the water creates pathways through the carbon material, escaping filtering.

Carbon block filters offer the same superior filtering ability but are compressed with the carbon medium in a solid form. This eliminates channeling and gives the ability to precisely combine multiple media in a sub-micron filter cartridge. By combining different media, the ability to selectively remove a wide range of contaminants can be achieved.

Ideally, you want a filtration system that offers a variety of methods to remove different contaminants. Most systems do not address a combination of organic, inorganic, cyst, sediment and metals.

Install Your Own Water Well!

One other rising trend is to have a water well installed on your property. Typically a water borehole is drilled between 20 to 60m deep. By doing this you literally tap into a water table.

These water wells are springing up (excuse the pun) all over the country as health aware consumers are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with municipal supplies and expensive bottled water.

The majority of time the well water is safe to drink. The water is always sent to the lab for testing and advice given on the appropriate treatment. In 90% of cases, UV and Carbon filtration is good enough.

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Waterseekers Water Well Drilling for Private & Commercial Projects.

If you’re interested in what it takes to install your own water well, check out Waterseekers, who provide water well installations tailor-made to the unique requirements of each client. They offer a complete water well installation service, which covers all aspects of borehole design, drilling, ground work and pump installation giving you a limitless supply of clean water for your business or home.

Living Water from a Spring

In choosing the right type of water for you and your family, you want to aim for pH balance. Distilled water is too acidic and alkaline water is too alkaline. The ideal pH of your water should be between 6.5 to 7.5, which is neutral.

Mountain spring water is in this ideal range. It is some of the healthiest water on the planet because it is “living water”. Living water, like “living food is in its raw, natural state the way nature intended.

One of the main reasons I am such an advocate for eating raw, organic vegetables is because these “living foods” contain biophotons, small units of light stored by all organic organisms, including you.

Gravity-fed spring water is alive in much the same way. When you take this vital energy into your body, you are re-charging it with health and encouraging it to return to a whole and balanced state.

Now, when I mention mountain spring water, I don’t mean the two-gallon jugs you see sitting on your grocery store shelf. I’m talking about water you bottle yourself from a gravity-fed spring. There’s a great website called FindaSpring.com where you can find a natural spring in your area. The nearest one to me is in Birchover near Matlock here in Derbyshire. This is a great way to get back to nature and teach your children about health and the sources of clean water.

Health Benefits of Drinking Pure Water

I can’t say enough about the health benefits of drinking pure water. Here are only a few of the many health benefits you and your family will enjoy once you make the switch to pure water:

  • Maintain a healthy body weight
  • Properly digest food and absorb nutrients from food
  • Have healthy, glowing skin
  • Decrease muscle and joint inflammation
  • Have better circulation
  • Detoxify your body naturally

Article based on: http://www.mercola.com/article/water.htm

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Water Well Installation For Home and Business

Looking for a Water Well Installation For Your Home or Business?

Filling up a glass of water with water from a water well

Waterseekers Well Drilling Services Ltd  is a company with over 50 years of experience in water well drilling in the UK. They provide a complete Water Well Installation Service, as well as providing other complementary services such as:
  • Ground Source Water Heating & Cooling Systems
  • Borehole Prognosis
  • Water Purification & Treatment
  • Abstraction Licenses
  • Borehole Maintenance
  • Irrigation Systems

Benefits of Your Own Water Well (Water Borehole)

With increased pricing yearly in the UK from local water authorities it makes sense for organisations and businesses to have their own private water supply.
This would help to:
  • reduce costs and save money
  • plus provide an uninterrupted water supply.
There is a low Total Cost of Ownership for such a system on your property especially if a survey shows you are near an aquifer as are many properties in the UK.
Ultimately the installation of your own water supply by Waterseekers will:
  • add value to your business,
  • and reduce costs and overheads.

You’ve Decided to have a Water Well. What’s The First Step?

Initial Consultation

The process of drilling for your own water supply on your property starts with an initial consultation to discuss your requirements, a site visit and the commissioning of a full Borehole Prognosis Report.

Borehole Prognosis Report

Following a positive prognosis report, a full written quotation including a full schedule of the works that will be undertaken will be issued. This ensures you know precisely what you are commissioning.

Final Costs

The final cost of the finished water borehole system is determined by a number of factors such as the depth of the water well, the UK geology of your area and the related accessories used in the system.
It is easy to contact Waterseekers for information and pricing regarding water well drilling and installation of water supplies.
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Water Supply Problems at Your Home or Business?

Water Supply Problems

Water is an increasingly vital and precious commodity, which we easily take for granted…until we encounter a problem!

Do any of the following sound familiar?

  • Low pressure? Sometimes there is nothing the water authorities can do to improve low pressure water supplies.
  • Poor, intermittent supply?
  • Poor water quality? Are you concerned about the toxicity of your water? Does your water contain too much chlorine, fluoride, heavy metals, and other chemicals?
  • No water supply? Are you considering a new build or a renovation project?

The Watery Solution…

Waterseekers Well Drilling Services understand that you need a steady, reliable and safe water supply for your home or business. We have helped many of our customers to overcome their water supply problems.

Where Are We?

We are based in North Derbyshire and for most projects we are able to offer our services to customers who live in the following areas:

  • Derbyshire
  • Yorkshire
  • Lancashire
  • Manchester
  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Humberside
  • Leicestershire
  • Staffordshire
  • Cheshire

If you have water supply problems, help is at hand. Please contact us for advice and guidance and a no-obligation quotation.

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Website: www.waterseekers.co.uk

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Tel: 01246 743022

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Water Used for Food Production

In our last article ‘Water – Safeguarding a Vital Commodity for Farming’, we
highlighted the importance of water and the impact of water shortages on the
farming industry.

Water Used to Produce Food

This article addresses how much water is used to produce the
foods we eat daily and the impact on the economy and the consumer when water
is in short supply.

As consumers we all take for granted the food that is readily available to us. We
do not often consider the many vital resources that are critical in ensuring that the
food we need reaches our table. Without a safe and adequate water supply, we
would not have sufficient food.

The table below illustrates the volume of water required to produce the common
foods that we eat. Chocolate tops the list with 17,196 litres of water need to
produce 1kg of the product. Beef, sheep and pork meat all require high volumes
of water for production, however in comparison vegetable produce requires
a considerable amount less. Drinks such as tea, beer and wine use the least
according to the research.

Volume of water required to produce common foods

In addition to this is the water we use indirectly through cooking, eating and drinking different foods.

Water & Food Security

So what happens to our food supply when water resources are declining? For too long we have seen water as a cheap and unlimited resource. Shortages will have a big impact on food production and the consumer – creating higher food prices, food shortages and food poverty. This will have serious repercussions for farmers and food producing businesses, not to mention health problems of those who can no longer afford to eat regular healthy meals.

Secure Your Water Supply Today!

Safeguard your business from the effects of increasing water shortages and high water charges. By installing your own private water supply you can benefit from constant supply of clean water that meets your demands.
Waterseekers Well Drilling Services provides a system that is tailor-made to the unique requirements of each client.
We offer a complete service, which covers all aspects of borehole design, drilling, ground work and pump installation. Each system is designed for the economical and efficient use of water ensuring that your supply is safeguarded.

So, please call us on 01246 743022 (or use our online contact form) for help on installing your very own water well.

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The Advantages Of Water Well Drilling Yorkshire & East Midlands

Up To 20,000 Litres A Day From Your Own Water Well

Water is a critical resource for human and animal life but also for industry, which cannot move forward without a reliable water supply. Although it may seem unbelievable, many individuals are still finding it difficult to get a stable water supply, which can turn everyday life into a nightmare. Most people, particularly those who live in rural areas rely on water delivery to sustain their needs. Among other inconveniences, this is also very costly. To that extent, water well drilling represents the most reliable solution that provides individuals, families and business owners the opportunity to have their very own water supply. Water borehole drilling is the best bet they have to be independent of the water  utility companies, to rely on a limitless supply (Up to 20,000 Litres/ Day – More than enough for the average household) of clean water, all year-round and which also increases the value of their property on the real estate market.

Are You Aware Of The Benefits Of Water Wells?

There are many uses of water wells. Water well drilling is performed for scientific and industrial reasons and also for domestic drinking water. However, it is also an important part of the green movement that continues to expand. In fact, water borehole drilling offers a viable alternative to traditional systems, for it is the most cost-effective way to supply water to geothermal heating and cooling systems for business and domestic properties. Using ground source wells, the entire process is environment-friendly, not to mention that it improves water quality and eliminates the need for other materials in a traditional heating system such as oil or natural gas. The major inconvenience is that the use of water well drilling for this type of system is not very popular because most people are not aware of the benefits they can get from it. As more and more of them become environmentally-conscious, it is probable that this type of system will gain popularity, changing for the better both their lives and the environment.

Water well drilling can have many uses around the home, bringing numerous advantages to the everyday life. For those who live in remote areas and maintain a farm, water borehole drilling works great for their irrigation needs, ensuring that their crops get as much water as they need, especially during summer. This system also supplies geothermal power to the house so it is the best way to exploit green energy without investing significant amounts of money. It is worth noting that there are many companies specializing in water borehole drilling and providing complete solutions for any kind of project. Water well drilling has come a long way from the traditional pump-less wells. Taking into account that drilling equipment has improved tremendously, it is imperative to hire a service provider with an extensive experience and expertise in this field. A reputed company will make use of reliable equipment as well as non-toxic materials, taking care of every aspect of the project and keeping clients abreast of its progress. In addition to specialized water well drilling services, a dependable company will provide affordable maintenance services and incentives that keep clients happy and satisfied with their investment. To that extent,  http://www.waterseekers.co.uk/ is one such company operating in this industry and providing complete services at highly competitive rates.

So, without further a do, please call us on Call Us on 01246 743022 for help on installing your very own water well in Yorkshire & East Midlands.

Where Are We?

We are based in North Derbyshire and for most projects we are able to offer our services to customers who live in the following areas:

  • Derbyshire
  • Yorkshire
  • Sheffield
  • Lancashire
  • Manchester
  • Lincolnshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Humberside
  • Leicestershire
  • Staffordshire
  • Cheshire

The Advantages Of Water Well Drilling Yorkshire & East Midlands

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Water – Safeguarding A Vital Commodity For Farming

Agricultural Water Footprint

As agriculture is so reliant on water, shortages can have a severe impact upon the profitability of Farms. It is therefore vital for food production that farmers take steps to safeguard water supplies.

UK Falling Short on Water Supply

A recent WWF report reveals that the UK is only 38 per cent self-sufficient in water and that agricultural products account for 73 per cent of the UK’s water footprint – the equivalent of 3,400 litres per person per day.

Water Wells for Farmers. Water Usage - Irrigation, Livestock.

Water Wells for Farmers. Water Usage – Irrigation, Livestock.

Of the total agricultural water footprint (73%), 60% of this water is used for crop production and 40% for livestock production. This means 43.8% (44% in above pie chart) of the total UK water usage is for crop production.

The amount of water used to produce 1kg of beef is a staggering 15,500 litres of water, poultry 4,000 litres and wheat 1,300 litres.

What A Cow Says!

A single cow needs to drink at least twice as much water as the amount of milk it produces. So that is approximately 90 litres to produce 45 litres of milk.

Further-more, when the milk leaves the cow it is at 101°F and has to be promptly cooled and stored at 40°F using cooled water passed over a plate heat exchanger.

Farmers Get Smart!

It is becoming increasingly more important for Farmers to consider ways in which they can reduce, reuse and replenish their water sources. Here at Waterseekers, we endeavour to help you best use this precious resource – cost savings & better water for good health.

So, please call us on  01246 743022 or make an enquiry on our website, where you can ask questions and/or give details about your water well (water borehole) project.

 

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20,000 Litres Of Water Per Day

Water Well Abstraction Limit

You are entitled to extract up to 20,000 litres (20m³) of water per day without any license. A modest size household uses approximately 1200 litres per day.

More Than Enough Water for Your Home

For the average household, this is more than enough water to look after your needs. If you think you might use more than this daily limit of 20 cubic metres (Approx 4,400 Gallons), then you will need to apply for an Abstraction License.

Water Irrigation, Farm Or Industrial Applications

If you do require more than 20,000 litres per day you will require an Abstraction Licence from the Environment Agency.  Here at Waterseekers, we have this covered for you and know our way around the paperwork required to get everything into place.  However, if you would like to access official documentation regarding Water Abstraction Licensing, then please follow the link.

Call Us on 01246 743022 and we will endeavour to guide you through the whole process

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