There are over 100,000 residential well water systems in Arizona. If you are one of them you are probably concerned about the quality of your water.
Read on to learn about the benefits of a well water filtration system and see if it is the right solution for you.
Benefits of a Well Water Filtration System
Well water is often perceived to be cheaper and healthier than city provided water. In some cases, it is, in others, it is not. If you are not sure if you could benefit from a well water filtration system, use this checklist annually to see.
Below are just a few of the benefits of a water filtration system.
Water Tastes and Smells Better
While filters remove contaminants, it also changes how water tastes and smell. Since you about 60% water, you need to drink approximately 8, 8 oz glasses of water a day.
For many people, the taste of water limits the amount of water they consume. Water filters fix this problem.
Food Tastes Better
Filtered water allows for the full flavor of food and coffee to shine through. Most people believe that food made with filtered water tastes better. Filtered water also allows you to clean foods without introducing new toxins or bacteria to be introduced.
Filters Remove Lead and Other Toxins
Lead causes significant health effects and filtered out of the city provided water supplies. Well water is susceptible to lead contamination. Water filtration can filter this and other toxins out of your drinking water.
Note: not all toxins have a taste or smell so they are hard to detect without laboratory tests. Well water, in some cases, has been shown to have too much fluoride, organic chemicals, microorganisms, nitrates, and radionuclides as examples.
No, consuming bottled water is not cheaper than installing a whole house water filtration system. In addition, bottled water has a negative impact on the environment, even if recycled. Water filtration systems can save you money in the long run.
Your Body Prefers Water at a Specific pH
Your body prefers water that is essentially pH neutral (7.4). While some well water is close to this pH level others contain particles that make the water more basic or acidic making it harder for the body to absorb.
can have particulates in it, some tap water may be more acidic or more basic than what your body requires for optimal health and well-being.
There are many other benefits of installing a whole house water filtration system. We can help you assess your current well water and design a system that works for you and your family.
Do You Have Well Water?
Since 2001, we are your answer to a well water filtration system. Our expert team believes in honesty, respect, and excellence. Good enough is never good enough for us.
Contact us for all your residential and commercial well water filtration system needs.
The Empire Pump team has been helping Arizona residents ensure they have reliable and safe well water since 1946! Give our team a call today at (623) 582-5069 or request service online.
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