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3 Basic Types of Water Wells

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Residential well

Water is one of the most important substances on the planet. It’s literally a necessity for human life to exist at all. Only about 3% of the Earth’s water is what’s considered fresh water. The vast majority makes up the ocean waters, which as most people know are considered salt water. One of the ways in which humans have developed to obtain more water than we readily have access to is through water wells. In fact, over 15 million U.S. households rely on private, household wells for drinking water, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

A large portion of the world’s freshwater is found beneath the surface, what’s know as groundwater. Water wells are one of the only ways to get t