From the blog
One of the most common causes of private well water contamination is the household septic tank. Septic tanks are designed with a “leach field” around them. This is usually an area where wastewater flows out of the tank and is absorbed into the soil. This wastewater can also migrate into the well water.
Private Well Water: Contamination Risk Factors
A healthy body is composed of about eighty percent water. When the human body becomes dehydrated due to decreased water intake, one of the organs that suffer the most is the skin. Women need to ingest at least 11 cups of water a day, more during the summer months.
Drinking Water for Healthier Skin
Most of us already know that ingesting lead (from any source) can lead to health problems, especially in small children. This is the main reason lead paint was banned in 1978. But there are other ways lead can get into our bodies, and one of them is through our household plumbing systems.