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Hey everyone.

I am looking at a property in Paulding County.  Is there anyone here near Paulding or Haralson counties with a drilled well?  What is your water quality like and how deep did you have to dig?  Do you have to treat the water?

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I'm in Rockdale, off i-20 on the other side of Atlanta.

There's a spring half a mile from our well. The well is about 100 feet deep. We run it through two filters and some water softening salts.

Two or three times a year it will start to get a little sulfur smell that does not affect the taste. When that happens we shock the water - see https://aces.nmsu.edu/pubs/_m/M115/welcome.html

Beyond that, quality is great.

 
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Hello Tommy, I'm not from Georgia though just thought this would help you A LOT.

https://theberkey.com/blogs/water-filter/how-to-make-well-water-drinkable-and-keep-it-safe-to-drink

Let me know what you think!
 
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Thanks guys.

I have already put the offer in.  I have 15 days for due diligence and I plan to knock on a couple neighbor's doors to see what they say.  Everyone in the area is on well water so it can't be that bad, but I know that the guy across the street had his dug to 500 feet and they never hit water until they fracked, which is somewhat a concern.  It cost him $14000.  It is possible that we are far enough away to be on a completely different aquifer.  Only one way to find out.


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