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Environment and Natural Resources » Wells

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  • MF2396
    Private Well Maintenance and Protection

    Check casing for leaks & cap for water tightness, ground surface sloped away from well for 15 feet in all directions, shock chlorination, test for coliform bacteria, nitrate, pH & dissolved solids.

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  • MF871
    Recommended Water Tests for Private Wells

    Test at least annually for bacteria and nitrate. Bacteria tests each quarter are recommended. Water should be tested for common impurities and nuisance contaminants every few years.

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  • MF857
    Nitrate and Groundwater

    Nitrate & nitrite can have both immediate and long-term health effects. Nitrate is a common contaminant in ground-water. 28% of farmstead wells are above the nitrate standard.

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  • MF2246
    Plugging Cisterns, Cesspools, Septic Tanks and Other Holes

    Many rural homesites have underground holes for water (cisterns) or waste (cess-pools, septic tanks, seepage pits). They are safety hazards for people, animals and groundwater contamination.

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  • MF935
    Plugging Abandoned Wells

    Abandoned wells & test holes are located in fields, farmsteads, etc. without being properly plugged. They are sources for contamination of groundwater & are a physical hazard to animals & children.

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