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Colleen Roberts

Water Well Questions Answered

Your Water Well Questions Answered! Now open to the No BS Water Community – Water well questions answered by Colleen!  She has worked in the water industry as a Groundwater Consultant for nearly 20 years, she has contributed as an online educator for nearly a decade.  Colleen’s greatest passion is to publish her years of […]

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What an Eye Opening Experience with Our Water System

OMG! What would we have done if it hadn’t been for Ms. Colleen Roberts and her “No BS Water Blog”. Let me explain, my husband David and I purchased a small farm in the Triad area of North Carolina in 2010 as a back up retirement plan in case I was to lose my job.

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Small Acreage and Dug Wells

Question: I live on a small acreage ( 2.8 acres) in Dove Creek in the Comox Valley, Vancouver Island where most of the wells are dug. There are currently 2 dug wells on my property, neither of which produce good water. I believe there is water at the rear of my property and wish to […]

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These are the water tanks in our garage.

Well Drilling…
We Owe What????

He drilled, and drilled, and drilled, and drilled, and drilled, and drilled… ok you get the point. Roberto was out there with him each Saturday and Sunday helping him get us running water. In February 2012 well guy (C) needed to stop.

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Water Well Hell

Water Well Hell Story, If You’ve Ever Drill a Water Well this Well Drilling Story Could Save You a Fortune!

Watching helplessly as a well driller goes deeper and deeper into the ground and deeper and deeper into your savings is an excruciating well drilling experience.

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Arsenic Poisoning

Arsenic Poisoning

I’ve recently noticed more news articles written about Arsenic poisoning, this time as a result of Arsenic contaminated water wells in the Fraser Valley. Every couple of years the arsenic subject hits the news, then once again it’s quiet. I’m not a specialist in Arsenic poisoning but I do have experience with water wells and […]

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Real Estate and Water Well Nightmares!

As a purchaser you are in a “Buyer Beware” (caveat emptor) situation… When it comes to real estate and water wells a wise investor will do their due diligence. Don’t allow anyone to pressure you or make any warranties or guarantees without having them in writing!

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Global Hydrogen Oxide H2O - Red

Arsenic Water Wells
On Salt Spring Island

Yes arsenic can be treated, but I would not personally purchase an arsenic contaminated property. I believe it will generally affect the resale value of a property to some degree as you will limit the number of purchasers who will be willing to purchase a property serviced by an arsenic contaminated well.

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Water Treatment Specialist Leaves Homeowner Confused!

We bought an old home in Rockville, Nova Scotia, just outside Yarmouth. Our well water passed the bacteria tests but still had a powerful smell, especially the hot water, and was looking a little brown and staining the toilets and bath tub. We called in a water treatment specialist and he changed the 20” inline […]

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Real Estate with Water Well Issue

I have just come through the difficulties you describe selling with a failed potability test but my Real Estate deal has completed with some subjects still on it. Well now arranging disinfecting etc with local professionals who carefully took original sample (who might want to sell me $7000 worth of treatment??) but have to wait […]

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