• The National Ground Water Association, with support from the Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP), brings you a virtual discussion on methods to protect your water well before and after a flood.

A modern water well is an expertly engineered and constructed method of delivering groundwater for drinking, irrigation, and other purposes. And Wellowner.org is your one-stop resource for information relating to private water well systems and groundwater.

Learn how to protect this precious resource and safeguard your family’s health through properly constructed and maintained water well systems.


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From well cleaning to water treatment, view the video playlist below to help you learn more about your well.

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Schedule Your Annual Water Well Checkup

Wells tapping ground water resources can provide drinking water of the highest quality. Owning a private household-supply water well allows homeowners to control their own water supply. Ownership also comes with the responsibility of keeping the water well in good working order. Read more…

How to find a contractor

Prior to selecting a water well contractor, it is wise to obtain information about several contractors in the area before making a choice. Read more…

Finished well checklist

After the well has been constructed and before the contractor removes his equipment from the site, you should inspect the well. Read more…