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Bacteria in Well Water

Treat Your Water Well and Keep Your Family Well

The existence of bacteria in well water, primarily in private wells, is an unfortunate reality many New Hampshire residents have to face. And it may be more common than we think. In fact, the Granite State's Department of Environmental Services estimates that 40% of private wells contain excessive levels of some sort of contaminant.

Older wells, such as dug wells and those made from fieldstone, often suffer from construction problems that include insufficient casing height above ground level, leaky well covers, and unsealed sidewall joints. Naturally occurring bacteria in the soil, as well as manure, fertilizer, and pesticides can infiltrate wells through these unsealed joints, cracks, and construction weaknesses.

Unfortunately, many harmful bacteria entering your water through surface runoff are invisible to the eye, and void of smell or taste. This means you should never judge the purity of your water by how clear it is. Just because it's clear doesn't mean it's clean.

And while some of these bacteria do only affect the smell and taste of your water, others can damage the faucets and plumbing of your home, while the more hazardous is capable of causing long-term health problems, even cancer.

Capital Well Clean Water Center Can Help

As trusted, local clean water professionals with over 30 years' experience, the Capital Well team is dedicated to helping New Hampshire residents enjoy the purest, safest water possible. We'll start with a thorough test of your water to identify possible contaminants, and if bacteria are found, we will outfit your home with a state-of-the-art water treatment system designed specifically for your water problems.

Test for Bacteria in Your Well Water!

Bacteria in your water not only comprises its taste and smell, but can also cause lifelong health problems. Call (800) 924-1192 today and let the professionals at Capital Well Clean Water Center help your water run clear and clean!

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What Our Clients Say

  • David G. Andreasan

    Capital Well, Thank you very much for your expertise. From project manager sales, great office staff, and great workmanship. All your workers are something to be verey proud of! They seem to be all part of your family. I am very happy and very satisfied. I am extremely impressed.
  • George Craggy

    Jonathan, I wanted to drop a couple of lines to tell you how satisfied and happy that I chose Capital Well Co. for my water needs. From your lead man Steve to your drill people, your plumbing guy and your guy on the back hoe. Everyone that cast a shadow on my door threshold were polite, professional and willing to take the time to explain and answer my questions; which were many . Jon, it was my pleasure to meet you today and pleased that you came by for a follow up visit and explain how the heater works. SO...if I get a chance to tell everyone that needs a new well, I definitely will. It is apparent there is no "I" in your team . Thank you everyone.
  • Richard Meaney

    Mr. Swain, Thank you so much for the service Capital Well provided at my home today. I left a message with you at the behest of Ed Monty. I received a prompt phone call from Greg to arrange for a service call and to discuss what might need to be done. Promptly at (actually a few minutes before) the scheduled time, Bobby showed up to perform the service. Bobby was excellent at explaining the service, why some things were needed and how the well and pump worked, and answered all of my questions to my satisfaction. All in all, this was a very positive experience for us. Thanks to you and the people at Capital Well for prompt, courteous, and efficient service.
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About Capital Well

Capital Well Clean Water Center has been part of the New Hampshire community since its founding in 1986. Clean, pure water is something that's important to all of us, so we offer a wide range of products to deliver clean water to families. We know that pure water plays a big role in your family's comfort. learn more..

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Dunbarton Office
150 Concord Stage Road
Dunbarton, NH 03046

Lancaster Office
234 Summer Street
Lancaster, NH 03584