Tools and Promotional Materials for Private Wells

Explore videos, case stories, and other tools developed by health departments and programs working with CDC’s Safe Water program to reduce exposures from private wells.

GIS Contaminant Mapping

Individual Water Systemsexternal icon (Madison County [NY] Department of Health)

Louisiana Well Owner Networkexternal icon (Louisiana Department of Health)

Private Well Testing Act Dataexternal icon (New Jersey Department of Health)

Private Wells Water Qualityexternal icon (NMDOH)

Well Water Qualityexternal icon (ADHS)

Guides
Tools

Be Well Informed Private Well Appexternal icon (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 icon[PDF – 1.33 MB]external icon (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, MDHSS) – fillable private water test request form

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

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

Well Water Dashboardexternal icon (New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services) – portal for browsing, analyzing, and downloading data on private well water quality in New Hampshire

Websites

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

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

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

Well Water Qualityexternal icon (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