Wellhead Protection and Private Wells

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Well Owners Handbook

Perhaps you are building a new home or replacing an existing water supply.  Perhaps you previously lived in a city with a public water supply system and you now have moved to a home in a rural area that uses a private well for a water supply…more…

Owner’s Guide to Wells

When a well is properly located, constructed, and maintained, it can provide a reliable safe source of drinking, food preparation, irrigation, or for any purpose be it for domestic, agricultural, or commercial uses…more…

PROTECT OUR PRECIOUS WATER:  Sealing your Unused Well – YouTube Video

Unused or “abandoned” wells can be a threat to our precious drinking water supplies, public health, and safety. Minnesotans can do their part to protect and preserve our precious drinking water by having their unused wells properly sealed by a licensed well contractor.

Drinking Water — Keeping it Safe for All of Us

Safe drinking water is no accident.  Many drinking water experts from federal, state, and local governments as well as other environmental groups work to protect this valuable resource…more…

Sealing Your Well – Cost Sharing

Financial assistance through low interest loans and grants is available for well construction, repair, and sealing from a variety of programs…more…

Well & Water System Disinfection

Step by step procedures for performing a simple disinfection of private wells and water (plumbing) systems using chlorine bleach (sodium hypochlorite)…more…

Well Disclosure at Property Transfer

What is a well?  A well is basically a hole that has been drilled, bored, washed, pushed, or dug into the ground to access water in the ground or “groundwater”…more…

Well Disclosure and Foreclosed Property

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is receiving an increasing number of inquiries from realtors, closing agents, and property owners asking if the well disclosure requirements are waived or the property is exempt from the requirements…more…