Water supply in your home is usually one of the first things that are planned out when building a new house. It is very important to have access to running water, both for your health and for the convenience of living everyday life. If there is no access to municipal water, your home will usually have a well drilled for its water needs. Many feel like this is a better alternative, and usually, the water that you get from a well will have a lot fewer chemicals in it than municipal water does, but having a well also comes with a responsibility for you as a homeowner.
There are many things that can naturally be found in well water that are harmful to your health. There are also some things that come with an unpleasant taste or smell. While you can filter these things out or treat the water to neutralize them, it is important that you are informed about the quality of your water. The best way to get that information is to have your well water tested in a lab. That way you can know exactly what it is you are drinking.