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Explore our list of partners and resources below for information on a wide variety of domestic well topics:



Basic Information
  • *NEW*Naturally ocurring fluoride in drinking water​ FAQ​​
  • The Private Well Class: Free online course that helps homeowners understand and care for their water well provided by the University of Illinois, through a grant from the EPA.
  • A Guide to Water Wells in Oregon​​ (2015): A Water Well Owner's Handbook from the Oregon Water Resources Department provides general information about groundwater, water wells, well construction, and more.
  • Well Owner Lessons: A series of online lessons and webinars from the National Groundwater Association's on how to keep your drinking water supply safe.

Human Health & Water
  • CROET: An OHSU website that dives deeper into the clinical side of water and health.

Testing and Regulations

Well Treatment and Maintenance

Wells in an Emergency

      What to do when your well is flooded (fact sheet)

Testing and Mitigation Programs

  • Well Owner Tip Sheet: Monthly newsletter from the National Groundwater Association about tools that can help private well owners reduce risks to their water supplies. Sign up at
  • Pipeline: A National Drinking Water Clearing House Newsletter with quarterly editions on wastewater topics.
  • The Aquifer: Quarterly newsletter from the Groundwater Foundation.
  • Groundwater Guardian: A Groundwater Foundation newsletter that provides support and encouragement for communities of all types (cities, counties, watersheds, schools, etc.) to begin groundwater awareness activities, motivation to continue these efforts, and recognition for their achievements.
  • WellCare Well Owners Network: E-mail mailing list maintained by the Water Systems Council.
  • WellSaid: A production of the Oregon Water Resources Department designed to inform the drilling industry and the public about program activities and other items of interest. 
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