Below is a handout that explains the permit process for drilling a new well. A properly placed well is vital to your health and your family’s health.
If you are drilling a new well please complete and submit the Private Water Supply Application (PDF).
The following regulations are followed by the water well driller:
We recommend yearly testing and disinfection of your water well. The following are educational handouts to disinfect your well and to educate yourself on the water quality and water testing:
An abandoned well can serve as a route for contamination to the ground water. Properly plugging of abandoned wells is critical for ground water protection. The following information from KSU extension explains how to properly plug a well and the KDHE form that needs to be completed:
Communities United is currently running a Household Water Well System program. With this program, they are offering low interest loans to construct, refurbish, or replace individual water systems.