Advantages of Having a Water Well

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drill residential water wellPublished on May 2, 2019

Are you considering residential water well drilling?

Although the municipality generally provides good water services, repairs on the pipes may occasionally interrupt your city’s water supply. If you opt for residential water well drilling, you can ensure a reliable water supply even during such instances.

Many homeowners often opt for residential water well drilling to ensure they have access to water regardless of what happens to public utility services. Many municipalities don’t offer great services hence the water supply is affected.

Mother Nature provides us with rainwater when she decides; however, the water in the ground is always present for our use. All you have to do is access it by drilling or digging a well on your own property. Unconfined or shallow wells or deep confined wells should be constructed, mainly depending on the depth needed to reach the groundwater. This will usually supply you with sufficient water for your family’s needs.

When you have your personal wellspring of water, you do not have to stress or worry in the event that your municipality has to change or repair channels. Here are some other key advantages of having water well as opposed to using city water.

Financial Benefits

You can considerably cut down your water bills if you have access to your own water supply through residential water well drilling. In addition to lowering your utility bills, there are many national, city as well as federal tax credits that are available to help lower the cost of installation.

This is a major financial advantage as you can enjoy a free supply of water in your own yard from your own well, courtesy of residential water well drilling. Saving cash by eliminating a recurring water bill and the need to go to the store to purchase water would ease a lot of the financial stress in your life.

Also, having an unlimited and reliable supply of water for showers, laundry, meal preparation, at your beck and call, will be a bonus for any family with a residential water well drilling setup. After the initial digging and installation of your water well, the water that you pump from the ground and into the home is free. There are no monthly bills, no hidden charges, no municipal fees, and no rising costs.

Tax Savings

In many places, you could even benefit from a federal or state tax credit to have a water well installed on the property for ongoing savings. Consider this decision as a long-term investment. Installing a well adds convenience to your life and enhances your house’s value when you incorporate an efficient and viable water well.

Well Water is Healthier

Tap water obtained from community sources often contains unseen contaminants that can be harmful to your health, posing serious risks, especially with daily consumption. While city water commonly includes chlorine, this method doesn’t eliminate all bacteria or viruses, which can still pose threats to health.

Contrary to common belief, well water undergoes natural filtration, providing various health benefits without containing elements like fluoride, chlorine, and other chemicals commonly found in city water.

And, although this might be an issue of personal taste or preference, a majority of people will agree that well water tastes much better and is also more refreshing because it is all natural. So it is very smart to supply your own household water using a private well which you can monitor annually for purity. You can filter well water without the need for chemicals such as chlorine.

Well Water is Reliable

Another benefit of having a well is that it could be drilled easily into the water table anywhere the equipment can fit. It means your water well could be close to your property or home as opposed to city water that has to travel several miles just to reach your faucet.

It is worth mentioning that not only does traveling so far costs a lot of money, it also heavily relies on your city’s infrastructure. On the other hand, with well water, you will not need to worry about pesky interruptions in supply service that are not in your control, like a burst water main across town. With a well, your water, and your access to it belongs just to you.

Environmental Perspective

This is another advantage of having water well.  Filtration plants in many municipal water treatment centers often use harmful chemical processes that aren’t good for you or your environment. As this process requires the frequent elimination of solid matter as well as chemicals added to clean the water.

Furthermore, trace particles of harmful substances are often present in drinking water.

Conversely, water well systems employ natural filtration processes, filtering water through slate, earth, and rock, which are much gentler on the land from which the water originates.

Also, when you switch to a well, you will help your house move a bit closer to going green. It’s costly to deliver water to your home from the local water supply. So, by lowering your city’s water consumption you will help reduce the energy it requires to deliver water to your home.


The above benefits indicate that having water well is financially and environmentally better. Well, water is also healthier. So, get a deepwater well drilled to ensure your family has a reliable source of fresh and clean water.


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