Prepare Your Well and Pump Systems for The Season

The start of spring marks the beginning of a season that it will soon be summer! It is time to make certain that your well, pump, and irrigation systems are all ready for the forthcoming warmth. Additionally, it is important to inspect to ensure that nothing was harmed by the severe cold throughout the winter.

In the topic that we are going to talk today, some of the things that you need to check and do in order to make sure that you are prepared will be covered. Give Love Well and Water Works a call if you have any queries, require the assistance of a trained specialist to check on your systems, or require additional supplies such as water softeners.

Check the Lines and the Outputs.

Checking your water pipes and any outputs, such as sprinkler heads or irrigation outputs, should be the first thing you do before attempting anything else. During the period in which it has been dormant, the water lines run the risk of being harmed by the following:

-Freezing Animals

Animals who are cold, can often wind up hibernating and making nests in your pipes if the pipes have not been used in a while.
-Moving Terrain.
Pipes laid under terrain that is often shifting, like road ways, or highly traveled ground can cause distuptions in the pipes.

If any of these things are true, you may have to deal with increased water usage, potential damage to your property, higher repair costs, and other difficulties. You aren’t sure exactly what to check or how to do it, are you? Simply give us a call, and we will be there in a flash to either confirm that everything is operating as it should be or to address any issues that may have arisen.

Make Sure to Check Your Systems.

After you have checked the condition of your water lines and the water that is being output, you will need to check the condition of your well and pump systems. Take into consideration all of the components, the water levels, and any essential components of your system that have been dormant throughout the winter. Even if everything has been operating normally throughout the winter months, it is still a good idea to get your pump tested, just to make sure that it will continue to operate without any problems during the following season.

Put Your Device Into Operation

It is possible that your well or irrigation system was turned off throughout the winter if it is primarily utilized for watering your crops or yard during the growing season. As soon as you are certain that everything is operating as it should, you can turn the water back on and let it to begin flowing back through the pipes. It is safe to do so. It is important that you inspect all of your sprinkler heads and water flows to ensure that the water is flowing correctly and that the sprinkler heads are oriented in the direction that you want them to be. You do not want to be watering your driveway or other areas that do not have any plants in them.

Establishing Irrigation Scheduling

Create an efficient watering schedule for your irrigation system so that you can water your grass and crops at the appropriate intervals. Everything here is going to be determined by what you are growing and how much water each plant need. Having a reliable watering schedule will prevent everything from drying up or becoming over-watered; hence, this is an essential component of getting ready for the spring and summer seasons!
Put in a call to the well and pump specialists in West Liberty.

When something isn’t functioning as it should, it can be tough and frustrating to figure out why it’s not working, and if you have a hectic schedule, it’s possible that you won’t have the time to carefully inspect your well and pump systems as you should. Get in contact with the knowledgeable staff at West Liberty’s very own Eaton Well & Pump whenever you require assistance. Our family has been in this business for many years, and we can’t wait to provide a helping hand to yours!