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Tools and Promotional Materials from Grantees

Explore videos, case stories, and other tools developed by our grantees — health departments and partners working with CDC’s Safe Water for Community Health (Safe WATCH) program to reduce exposures from private wells.


Private Well Water Testing [PDF – 0.97 MB] (Indiana State Department of Health, ISDH)

Test Your Well. Protect Your Family’s Water [PDF – 1.82 MB] (New York State Department of Health, NYSDOH)

What You Should Know About Nitrates in Arizona Private Wells [PDF – 893 KB] (Arizona Department of Health Services, ADHS)

Fact Sheets

Labs Certified for Drinking Water Samples in English [PDF – 281 KB] and Spanish [PDF – 419 KB] (Arizona Department of Health Services, ADHS)

Private Drinking Water in Connecticut [PDF – 1.36 MB] (Connecticut Department of Public Health, CT DPH)

Well Water Safety: Precautions Following a Sewage Spill in English [PDF – 933 KB] and Spanish [PDF – 997 KB] (ADHS)

What You Should Know about Arsenic in Arizona Groundwater [PDF – 889 KB] (ADHS)


Arizona Well Owner’s Guide to Water Supply – Second Edition [PDF – 75.9 MB] (Arizona Department of Health Services, ADHS)

Protect Your Health: A Guide for Private Well Owners in Arizona in English [PDF – 884 KB] and Spanish [PDF – 1.06 KB] (ADHS)


Be Well Informed Private Well App (New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, NHDES) – tool to help private well owners interpret their water quality test results and identify appropriate water treatment options

Laboratory Request Form [PDF – 1.33 MB] (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, MDHSS) – fillable private water test request form

Water Sampling Instructions [PDF – 179 KB] (MDHSS) – user-friendly sample collection instructions for coliform and E. coli

Well Water Community Action Toolkit [PDF – 3.2 MB] (NHDES) – tools to increase private well testing and treatment


Hometown Heroes: Delta (Delta County [CO] Health Department)

How to Use Your Drinking Water Test Kits (Vermont Department of Health)

Is Your Water Safe? (La Crosse County [WI] Health Department)

Is Your Well Water Well? (Florida Department of Health)

Operation Clean Water and Other Videos for Private Well Owners (New Jersey Department of Health)

Private Well Videos (Connecticut Department of Public Health)

Well Testing Videos (Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention)


New Jersey Arsenic Awareness Initiative (New Jersey Department of Health) – information on health risks, testing options, treatment options, and more

Private Drinking Water (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services) – educational materials for local public health agencies and well owners

Private Wells (New York State Department of Health) – information for private well owners, code officials, and contractors in New York State

Well Water Quality (Arizona Department of Health Services) – information for well owners on well testing and maintenance, what to do during disasters and emergencies, rules and regulations on well ownership, and more