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Well Water

Routine Care Task

Inspect well and pump


Proper maintenance of your well and periodic testing of the water ensures the water remains safe for healthy consumption.


April (yearly)

NOTE: The tasks and timings shown here for your Well Water are based on a single-family home (owned), located in Massachusetts, United States, with priority set at ‘1 star' or higher, for all possible goals.

If you set your personalization differently in your Home Wizard app, then you may get reminders for different tasks and timings in your recommended home care program for your Well Water.

How To

well water care Inspection should include the following tasks:

Well cap: Ensure that the well cap is securely in place and watertight.

Well casing: Joints, cracks, and connections in the well casing should be sealed.

Pump: The well pump should be serviced in accordance with your manufacturer's recommendation.

Pipes: Pipes should be inspected for signs of leaking or cracks.

Surface drainage: Surface drainage should flow away from the well casing, and surface water should not be allowed to collect near the well. The well should not be located downhill from any source of pollution.

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  • Health & Safety
  • Avoiding Unscheduled Repairs
  • Maintaining Value
  • Senior Safety

The benefits of this task are very high, as it helps ensure that the water in your home is safe to drink.


The cost of this task can be significant from an investment of time, depending on the age of your well and pump.

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