12 to 24 hours
How long should you wait to drink water after you chlorinate a well?
one to two weeks
How long does it take for well water to clear up?
Your well-water should MOSTLY clear up within a few days. This well has been in about 4 years now and produces nice water.
How often should you chlorinate your well?
When Should you Chlorinate Your Water Well. Homeowners with private wells should have their well water tested every 3 to 5 years for some contaminants, including bacteria.
Can you put chlorine tablets in a well?
Chlorine: Obviously you will need chlorine in order to chlorinate your well. You could use HTH chlorine tablets or granules, but this article assumes that you are using a 5% solution (or greater) of regular household chlorine bleach. Just be sure to use an unscented variety.