New Water Well in Greenwich? It Must Pass Through These Tests

With the latest contamination found in well water in Easton, CT, more people are asking themselves, “Is my tap water safe to consume?”

First, if you are getting your water from the city, it is safe to assume that your tap water is safe as it goes through various treatments before it gets to you. Individuals who receive their water through a well can have their water tested to help put their minds at ease.

When a new water well is drilled in Greenwich, it must pass numerous test before being deemed safe to consume. If you have an existing well, many of the same tests and solutions will be offered to you as listed in the PDF below, found on greenwichct.org

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Water Efficiency On Your Lawn – It’s All About Design

Since 1981, Summer Rain Sprinklers has spent so much time with lawns, it’s only natural that we would go “Green”.

While water efficiency is a global issue, fixing it starts in your home. The biggest water usage in one’s home during the warmer months is typically the water used by the lawn irrigation system. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. With the proper new design or retrofit of your existing lawn irrigation system, we can help your system be 60-70% more water efficient!

In our experience, we have found that while water efficient equipment can be of great help, without proper design and installation, it can be as inefficient as any other equipment. This is why we ensure that our team is well-trained in properly structuring or restructuring your lawn irrigation system as well as knowledgeable about the latest, eco-friendly technological advances in the industry.

One of the benefits of proper design is ensuring that you are not watering the sidewalk as pictured below. Not only is it a nuisance to people passing by, but it is an immense waste of water. This is something that can be easily prevented with proper design or retrofit:

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From our design of the layout for your lawn irrigation system to our thorough maintenance check-ups, we make sure to keep your lawn eco-friendly, which helps keep your water bill low.

Call us at 203-629-8050.

How Much Water Is Needed to Feed the World

Did you know that agriculture consumes 70% of fresh water? With staggering facts as such, we have to wonder: how much water are we eating?

The infographic below has information that may surprise you, but we hope it also makes you think about solutions to this worldwide problem. Some of the items on your plate which require a lot of water to grow, include:

-        Wheat

-        Corn

-        Sunflower

-        Soybean

-        Grapes

-        Barley

While crops vary by region of the world, there are solutions we can employ, starting with awareness. Sensing equipment, enhanced crop protection and other improvements in irrigation are actively helping improve our water usage and crop yield.

But you can also help at home, by ensuring that your lawn irrigation system is properly designed, installed and maintained. To find out more, give us a call: 203-629-8050.

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