i have got a neighbour to dig a hole 3m deep. The water table is approx 700mm below ground level and im delighted with that!
the next step is finding out the quality of the water... there is another well in the brothers garden. he got the well tested and i think it was high in iron.
im not allowed use this well as he spent 5000euro on getin it drilled and having a filter system put in place. So with the hole i dug i would like to find out the quality of the water... this hole is about 150 foot from the brothers so would ye reckon the water quality be the same?
i intend to use the water from the well to wash dishes and for the shower so i wouldnt be drinking it yet until i figure the quality and figure out how well i can filter the water using gravity and stone/sand/charcoal in the 100 liter tank to filter it
the budget has pretty much run out and id love to find a way of finding out the quality of the water. Also i intend to build a shed and put two IBC tanks(caged 100litre tanks) in it and use tank 1 to filter water and tank 2 as a holding tank when water is filtered.
the above might sound confusing so bear with me please!