Pros and Cons of Well Water VS City Water
Have you ever thought about the kind of water that you need to use? Is it well water or city water that fulfills your needs? Have you ever thought about the pros and cons of either of the two kinds of water? If your answer to either of these questions is a yes, then continue reading.
Here are some pros and cons of well water, as well as those of city water.
Here are some pros of using well water for your every day needs.
It Is Good for Kids
Well water is a healthy drinking option for the kinds due to the presence of minerals in it.
Home Wells Are Safe from Disasters
After a natural disaster has taken place, home wells are less likely to be contaminated.
You Play By Your Own Rules
With a well on your property, you are not bound by the decisions of the municipal authorities. For example, if the municipal corporation shuts your water supple you will be left helpless.
Well water tastes a lot like mineral water or artisan water which is pleasant on the tongue.
Well water, has in it the nutrients and the minerals which are beneficial for the human body.
With a well on your property, you do not have to pay a monthly water fee and is therefore more cost effective.
Now, let’s take a look at some of the cons of using well water.
Dependent on Electricity
If the electricity goes out, you won’t be able to access well water for the modern wells are powered by electricity.
Well water can be easily contaminated as a result of the chemicals that you use in your garden. It can also be polluted if you have a nuclear power plant nearby.
Water wells get contaminated by underground sewage leakage.
High on Maintenance
Owning a well, you are responsible for the upkeep.
Let’s shed some light upon the pros of city water.
City water, if turned on is easily available whenever you need it.
Free from Debris
City water is filtered and made free from debris before it reaches our households.
The Right Minerals
City water has all the nutrients which are important for the human body.
Has a Reasonable Taste
Although some people dislike it, but the taste of city water is clean and fresh.
Here are some cons of using city water.
If a natural disaster takes place, the city water tends to get polluted al too quickly. Even the small scale disaster can affect the quality of city water and you will have to boil it before usage.
City water is expensive and is hard for most people to afford.
If you fail to pay water bills on time, chances are that your water supply will be cut.
City water is rarely available in the rural areas. If you have no access to city water you will have to dig a well.
If you are in need of a water well, contact RIES Well Drilling today! We can be reached at (586) 784-9516 and would love to answer any questions you may have regarding well water and city water in the metro-Detroit area.