According to the Department of Environmental Service, over the past 90 days, New Hampshire has received less than average rainfall ranging from a deficit of 3” to 6” across the state. Currently 49% of the state is experiencing abnormally dry conditions, while an additional 14% of the state has moved into moderate drought conditions. Check here for water bans and restrictions across the state.
What does this mean for the drinking water in your home?
- As water levels drop, the pumping flow rate form a well decreases, so you get less water in your home or system. This can cause aerations systems to shut down and filters and softeners to fail due to an inadequate backwash.
- As the water level drops, wells recover (fill) more slowly. Systems can run out of water.
- As the water level drops, water is pulled into the well from further away. This can change the water quality, sometimes outside the range that the treatment can manage.
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