Private Well Resources for Environmental Health Programs

Graphic image of people with the numbers 1 of 9 and reads About 1 in 9 Americans get their drinking water from a private well.

About 1 in 9 American residents get their drinking water from a private well. And about 1 in 5 sampled private wells were found to be contaminated at levels that could affect health.

Explore these CDC private well resources for environmental health professionals.

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Strengthen the performance of your drinking water program to address problems with wells and other private drinking water sources in your community.

 

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Take CDC’s training for safer well water through stronger public health programs using the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services.

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Access recommended strategies for drinking water programs and activities to improve programmatic performance using the 10 Essential Environmental Public Health Services.

Page last reviewed: February 8, 2019