Newtown’s Premier Water Treatment and Well Services

Nestled in the heart of Bucks County, Newtown is known for its rich history, vibrant community, and picturesque landscapes. At Blue Heron Water Treatment and Well Service,, we proudly serve this community, providing top-tier water treatment and well services that ensure safe, clean, and reliable water for households and businesses.

Why Choose Blue Heron Water Treatment and Well Service

Expertise Backed by Experience

Founded in 2021 by a team of experts with a diverse background in property and construction management, professional sports management, and financial management, our company stands on a solid foundation of knowledge and experience. Our founders bring over 60 years of combined expertise in the water treatment and pump service industry, making us a trusted name in Newtown and beyond.

Certified and Licensed

We pride ourselves on being a fully licensed and OSHA-certified provider. This commitment to professionalism ensures that all our services meet the highest safety and efficacy standards.

Community-Focused

As active members of the Newtown Business Association, we are deeply integrated into the local fabric of the area. We understand the unique water treatment needs of Newtown residents and tailor our solutions to meet these specific challenges.


Our Comprehensive Services

Water Treatment Solutions

We offer a range of water treatment services designed to address the diverse needs of Newtown’s residential and commercial sectors. We use advanced technologies like Clack and Fleck water treatment systems to ensure your water is pure, safe, and pleasant. Our solutions target everything from hard water conditions to specific contaminants like nitrates and arsenic.

Well Pump and Well Tank Services

The longevity of your good system is crucial for uninterrupted water service. We specialize in well pump and tank services, including installations, replacements, and regular maintenance. Our team uses high-quality brands like Goulds Pumps and Grundfos Pumps to ensure reliability and performance.

Public Water Treatment

We have expanded our focus to include the testing and remediation of public water systems. With emerging concerns about what flows out of your tap, our services are more crucial than ever. We provide comprehensive testing and solutions to bring peace of mind to your public water supply.


Addressing Newtown’s Water Challenges

In Newtown, as in many parts of Pennsylvania, residents face distinct water quality challenges that affect their health and daily lives. Elevated levels of radon, arsenic, and various other contaminants have been documented in local water supplies. These contaminants can originate from natural sources, industrial activities, and agricultural runoff. Understanding and mitigating these risks is crucial for ensuring safe drinking water.

Radon in Water

Radon is a radioactive gas that emerges from the decay of uranium in soil and rock. It can infiltrate water supplies through natural groundwater movement. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon in drinking water can pose significant health risks, particularly increasing the risk of lung cancer when it is released into the air during household activities like showering or cooking. The EPA recommends testing well water for radon and implementing aeration treatment systems or granular activated carbon filters if radon levels are high.

Arsenic in Water

Arsenic is another naturally occurring element that can leach into groundwater. Arsenic may also enter the water supply through certain pesticides in areas with historic or current agricultural activity, such as Newtown. Long-term exposure to arsenic in drinking water is associated with cardiovascular diseases and various forms of cancer, as noted by the World Health Organization (WHO). Advanced filtration methods like reverse osmosis effectively reduce arsenic levels to safe thresholds.

Other Contaminants

Besides radon and arsenic, Newtown’s water may contain additional pollutants such as nitrates, lead, and microbial contaminants. Nitrates, often stemming from fertilizers, septic systems, and animal waste, can interfere with the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen and are particularly harmful to infants and pregnant women. Lead, which can leach from old pipes and plumbing fixtures, poses significant risks to brain development in children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) emphasizes eliminating lead exposure in children’s homes.

To combat these issues, Blue Heron Water Treatment and Well Service employs a variety of tailored solutions designed to target and eliminate specific contaminants. UV disinfection is one such technology, effectively destroying bacteria and viruses without using chemicals. For contaminants like radon and arsenic, reverse osmosis systems offer a high level of purification, removing these and other dissolved solids from your water. Additionally, for comprehensive protection, we recommend regular water testing and customized treatment plans based on those results, ensuring that every household and business in Newtown has access to safe, clean water.

Addressing these water challenges contributes to Newtown’s residents’ health and safety. It helps protect plumbing systems and appliances from the damaging effects of hard and contaminated water, extending their lifespan and improving efficiency.


DIY Tips and Advice for Maintaining Your Home Water Systems

Maintaining the quality and functionality of your home water systems doesn’t always require professional intervention. There are several simple, do-it-yourself strategies that Newtown residents can safely perform to prevent or mitigate common water issues. These tips aim to extend the life of your water treatment and well systems while ensuring they operate efficiently and effectively.

1. Regularly Check and Replace Filters:

One of the easiest yet most crucial maintenance tasks you can perform is checking and replacing the filters in your water treatment system. Most systems have sediment filters that must be replaced every 2 to 3 months, depending on usage and water quality. This prevents contaminants from building up and ensures your system functions optimally. Always follow the manufacturer’s guidelines for specific filter types and replacement frequencies.

2. Test Your Water Annually:

Well owners must test their water at least once a year for common contaminants such as bacteria, nitrates, and any other local contaminants like radon or arsenic. Testing kits are available from local health departments or can be purchased from reputable vendors. Regular testing helps catch potential health hazards before they become serious issues.

3. Inspect and Clean Aerators and Faucets:

Over time, aerators and faucets can become clogged with sediment and mineral deposits, particularly in areas with hard water. Remove aerators from the faucets every few months and clean them using equal parts water and vinegar. This simple maintenance task can improve water flow and prevent buildup that might otherwise require more intensive repairs.

4. Maintain Your Well Cap and Surrounding Area:

Ensure the well cap is securely in place and in good condition to prevent contaminants from entering the well. Keep the area around your well clear of debris, pesticides, fertilizers, and other potential pollutants. This helps protect your water supply from surface contaminants that could seep into the groundwater.

By following these simple DIY tips, residents of Newtown can take proactive steps to ensure their home water systems are healthy and efficient. Regular maintenance extends the life of these systems and contributes to better water quality in your home.


Our Process: From Consultation to Completion

We believe in making our process transparent and customer-centric. Starting with a free consultation, we assess your needs and propose tailored solutions. Following through with installation and ongoing maintenance, our team ensures every step is smooth and satisfactory. Our 24-hour emergency service guarantees we are always there when you need us.

Hear From Our Customers

Our dedication to quality service is echoed in our customer testimonials. Newtown residents have consistently praised our quick response times, professional expertise, and tangible improvements in their water quality.

Paul Zicuis
Highly recommend Blue Heron for any of your water needs. They were exceptional in their communication and keeping me updated on our install and water testing.
Joe Ciccone
Great service. Highly recommended.Our well water system had broken down due to a lightning strike. BH scheduled a service call right away and arrived on time. Work was completed in a professional manner, with staff keeping us informed of what was occurring throughout the process. Ultimately, they repaired our line and replaced our tank.I sincerely hope we never have another problem with our well water system but if we do I won't hesitate to call Blue Heron
J D
Excellent service, highly recommend. John and his team were so easy to work with, they were friendly and knowledgeable. We are so glad we found them!
Jarrett Weaver
Blue heron put a filtration system in for my pregnant wife and i and i couldn’t be happier !! They were very professional and on time! The neatness of the work they did is awesome as well. I highly recommend them for anyone with any water needs. Some of the kindest people you will ever meet. Thank you again for your great work. My wife and i love it and are very grateful!
jill cavanaugh
Blue Heron was great to work with. They were friendly, accommodating and very professional. They were also very knowledgable and helpful when it came to treating my well water. I highly recommend them!
TT NN
The Blue Heron team has done an extraordinarily professional job. Their service is exceptional. Per my observation, they treat their work seriously and carefully, as if they were doing for their own homes. The team members are very friendly and knowledgeable. They replaced my well pressure tank exactly as what had been quoted and planned. I'm very happy to use their excellent service, and have an opportunity to watch and appreciate the quality work they put in. I would recommend them to anyone in a heartbeat.
Pascal Blanchette
Very good and knowledgeable technician. Was on time and provided sound recommendations. Will definitely be using them again for my future well needs.
Michele Moss
I give Blue Heron my highest recommendation. I was having water and well issues and luckily found Blue Heron online. I called late in the day and John, Chris and Matt came out the next morning. They assessed the problem and gave me a proposal the same day, then came and installed the topline new system just a few days later. Everyone is friendly, helpful and answered all my questions. They have been back two more times to make minor adjustments. I will continue to use them and recommend them. Thank you!
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FAQs About Water Treatment in Newtown

Regular testing of well water is crucial to ensure safety and quality. Signs that you might need to test your well water include unusual taste or odor, staining on clothes or fixtures, recurrent gastrointestinal issues among household members, or a change in water clarity. Testing for contaminants like pesticides or metals is also advisable if your well is near agricultural or industrial areas. Proactive testing is recommended, especially after flooding or if there has been a change in the land use around your well.

Water treatment systems should ideally be serviced at least once a year to ensure they operate effectively and maintain water quality. Regular servicing includes filter changes, checking system pressures and tanks, and adjusting settings. More frequent checks might be necessary depending on the system’s usage level, the initial water quality, and the specific type of treatment system installed. Regular maintenance helps prolong the life of your equipment and ensures consistent water quality.

Choosing a single provider for all water treatment needs offers several advantages. It simplifies scheduling and maintenance as you deal with one company for all services, from system installation and regular check-ups to repairs and upgrades. This continuity enhances accountability and ensures consistent service quality. Furthermore, a single provider who understands your entire water system can more effectively tailor treatments and solutions to meet your needs, saving you time and money.


Ready to Improve Your Water Quality?

If you’re in Newtown or the surrounding areas concerned about your water quality, Blue Heron Water Treatment and Well Service is here to help. Our expert team offers comprehensive water treatment and well services tailored to Bucks County’s unique challenges. Contact us today to learn more about our services. 

At Blue Heron Water Treatment and Well Service, your water quality is our priority. Serving Newtown, we are your local, full-service stop for water treatment. Trust us to deliver not just solutions but also peace of mind.

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