As part of our commitment to ensure that Americans who get their water from private household water wells have safe, reliable drinking water and to protect our nation’s groundwater resources, we are pleased to offer the following free water well resources for your reference.
If you would like hard copies or have any questions regarding these publications, please contact Charlene Bean.
This publication provides a brief overview of some of the most important considerations in family business succession.
This publication attempts to provide guidelines for successfully fighting against mandatory connection to public water supplies. The January 2019 4th Updated Version of Water Systems Council’s Special Report, An Analysis of Mandatory Hookup Law: Cases and statutes, should be read in conjunction with this publication. The Special Report summarizes mandatory connection law in each of the 50 states.
An Analysis of Mandatory Hookup Law: Cases and Statutes, updated in 2019. Details state laws allowing local governments to require landowners to connect to public water and sewer, and the judicial interpretations of these laws.
Who Owns the Water? WSC's report on water rights laws across the nation, updated in 2016. A number of significant cases have been decided and added to this report.
The 32-page Well Owner’s Manual includes sections on water well systems, well maintenance, selecting a well contractor, protecting your wellhead, water well testing, and understanding water well test results. The manual also includes a well owner’s checklist and information on the wellcare® Hotline, a free hotline that provides advice on protecting, maintaining, testing, and conserving drinking water supplies.
Este manual del propietario de pozos tiene información sobre pozos de agua, mantenimiento del pozo, buscando un contratista, protección su cabezal de pozo, prueba de calidad del agua, y la comprensión del resultados de su prueba de agua. El manual tambien tiene una lista de verificación, y información sobre un línea de telefonía gratis que brinda consejos sobre cómo proteger su agua, mantenimiento, pruebas y conservación del agua.
A handy brochure designed for well owners to provide a glance into technical concerns, water testing, well maintenance, and wellhead protection. There is even a place to keep your water well professionals contact information (this section is fillable within the PDF prior to printing)! Provides website resources for testing and licensed well professionals.
This brochure provides recommendations to well owners and their families to help ensure safe drinking water for children.
This brochure provides recommendations to well owners and their families to help ensure safe drinking water for individuals with compromised immune systems.
This brochure provides recommendations to well owners and their families on well water testing to help ensure safe drinking water.
A 20-page guide to help Home Inspectors evaluate water wells during a regular home inspection. Includes a Well Inspection Checklist, Tips for Your Clients/Customers, and a place to add your contact information.
Disinfecting a Well Video:
PSAs on Emergencies & Wells: