Well Water System: How to Prevent Biofouling

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What You'll Need
Non-toxic well water treatment
Water testing kit
Working gloves

Biofouling is one of the most common problems in a well water system. When a homeowner fails to treat one in a timely manner, biofouling can cause a lot of problems, including poor water quality, foul smells and water contamination.

Once the water is contaminated, you may need to spend a lot of money to properly clean the well. This article will provide directions to avoid spending a lot of money on well cleaning and preventing biofouling.

Step 1 - Select the Right Materials for Your Well Coating

There are a number of well water treatment materials sold in the market today, and some of them are water friendly, while others are not. If you are using well water for your household or farm needs, you should opt for a well treatment that is not harmful to good bacteria and that does not pollute the water.

Step 2 - Apply the Well Treatment

Depending on the type of well water treatment that you use, you may need to apply the treatment on a daily, weekly or monthly interval. It may be more convenient to use a a treatment programmable device that will apply treatment at regular intervals.

Step 3 - Test the Water Quality Regularly

You need to test the quality of your well water regularly to make sure that it is free from harmful bacteria that causes odor and contamination.