What Are Water Systems
What is the typical water well system?
Below is a diagram of a water system, a list of definitions for further explanation is also provided. The common well today is a 5" PVC casing. State Law: all new wells require a permit from your County Health Division before any well construction begins.
Well Screen: a filtering device at the bottom of the casing in a sand or gravel aquifer used to keep excess sediments from entering the well. They attach to the bottom of the casing, allowing water to move through the well, while keeping out most gravel and sand.
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Testing Your Water
- Those who provide drinking water tests:
- Oakland County Health Division, Pontiac, 248-858-1312
- Lapeer County Water Program, Lapeer, 810-667-0392
- Genesee County Environmental Health Division, Flint, (810) 257-3603.
- State of Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Lansing, 517-335-8184
- HHI Water Testing Laboratory, West Bloomfield, 248-683-1997
- In-House Water Lab, Howell, 517-548-7363
- Macomb Testing Service, Inc, Swartz Creek, 810-232-7579
- Water Testing Service & Laboratories, Brand Blanc, 810-695-6763
- Home Pro Systems, Inc, Flint, 800-653-6789 or 810-732-2255
Fleming Well Drilling
445 North Ortonville Road ♦ Ortonville, Michigan 48462
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