Well Water Protection and Groundwater Stewardship
For
Rural Areas
   Well Protection


Protecting your well takes knowledge of the factors effecting the safety of the water source.

Location

An improperly located well can lead to problems with well water contamination.

Construction

An improperly constructed well can lead to problems with well water contamination.

Well Type

Some well types and water sources are more susceptible to contamination than others.

Abandoning Wells

Abandoned wells pose a safety hazard and can be a path for contamination to your groundwater if not properly filled and sealed.

Well Protection