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Why Abandoned and Disused Wells Should be Professionally Sealed

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Groundwater is one of our most precious resources. Thousands of people depend on it as their only source of drinking water. This is why there are laws regarding the construction and maintenance of wells, to keep the groundwater pure and uncontaminated. The whole process, from the drilling of the well, to the servicing and maintenance of the system, should be done by licensed professionals. Water well sealing too must ensure that the unused well does not become a conduit for contamination of the aquifer.

Groundwater is a precious resource
The earth is mostly water, but only about 1% of all the water on our planet is safe to use. The rest is either too salty, or unpotable, or trapped in the polar ice caps. Over the course of one year, the average American household uses 100,000 gall