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 – 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)
Well, Well, Well: What’s in the Water [PDF – 239 KB] (Oregon Health Authority)
Coliform Bacteria in Drinking Water for Well Owners [PDF – 627 KB] (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, MDHHS)
Laboratories Certified to Analyze Water Samples for Water Systems in New Mexico [PDF – 36 KB] (New Mexico Department of Health, NMDOH)
Private Drinking Water in Connecticut [PDF – 1.36 MB] (Connecticut Department of Public Health, CT DPH)
Arizona Well Owner’s Guide to Water Supply – Second Edition [PDF – 75.9 MB] (Arizona Department of Health Services, 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] (NHDES) – tools to increase private well testing and treatment
Well Water Dashboard (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: 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)
- 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 Well (television commercial)
TAP IN – Safe Drinking Water for Private Well Users (Olmsted County, Minnesota)
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