Is your private well under water? Do NOT drink from a well that has flooded. Boil water or use bottled water until you can disinfect the well. Follow these instructions when flood waters have subsided:
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How to Seal an Old Well

This video explains the process of properly sealing an abandoned well, which that took place during a public demonstration event on August 9, 2016 in Macomb, IL. The theme of this year's Protect Your Groundwater Day is "Cap It, Plug It." Click here to learn more about this annual event, coordinated by the National Groundwater Association.