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.
Private Well Water Testing pdf icon[PDF – 0.97 MB]external icon (Indiana State Department of Health, ISDH)
Test Your Well. Protect Your Family’s Water pdf icon[PDF – 1.82 MB]external icon (New York State Department of Health, NYSDOH)
What You Should Know About Nitrates in Arizona Private Wells pdf icon[PDF – 893 KB]external icon (Arizona Department of Health Services, ADHS)
Well, Well, Well: What’s in the Water pdf icon[PDF – 239 KB]external icon (Oregon Health Authority)
Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water for Well Owners pdf icon[PDF – 627 KB]external icon (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, MDHHS)
Laboratories Certified to Analyze Water Samples for Water Systems in New Mexico pdf icon[PDF – 36 KB]external icon (New Mexico Department of Health, NMDOH)
Private Drinking Water in Connecticut pdf icon[PDF – 1.36 MB]external icon (Connecticut Department of Public Health, CT DPH)
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)
Arizona Well Owner’s Guide to Water Supply – Second Edition pdf icon[PDF – 75.9 MB]external icon (Arizona Department of Health Services, ADHS)
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
Hometown Heroes: Deltaexternal icon (Delta County [CO] Health Department)
How to Use Your Drinking Water Test Kitsexternal icon (Vermont Department of Health)
Is Your Water Safe? (La Crosse County [WI] Health Department)
Is Your Well Water Well?external icon (Florida Department of Health)
Operation Clean Water and Other Videos for Private Well Ownersexternal icon (New Jersey Department of Health)
Private Well Videosexternal icon (Connecticut Department of Public Health)
- Why Should I Test My Private Drinking Water Well?
- What Chemicals Should I Test For?
- My Test Results Show Elevated Levels – What Are My Options?
- Test Your Wellexternal icon (television commercial)
Well Testing Videosexternal icon (Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
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