When you have your own well, it is important that you are prepared in case you need water and your well is not working or otherwise unavailable. It is important that you have water for emergencies so that you can stay hydrated and clean. There are several reasons that you should store water on site aside from your well.
Unexpected Well Repairs
If you have unexpected well repairs that are needed, you may not be able to use your well for a few days or weeks until it is repaired and working. During that time you will still need water for cooking, hygiene, and drinking. It is recommended that you have at least one gallon of water per person per day for drinking and basic hygiene. You may want to have more water than this on hand so that you can also bathe properly, wash your clothing, and cook with water. Read More