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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

Is My Well Safe After A Flood?

Understanding the risks if your well becomes flooded is critical to protecting your family from contamination. If floodwaters overtop your well, you should assume your water is contaminated and disinfect your well for bacteria and sample it before using it again. If there is a possibility of floodwaters reaching your well, you should plan in advance.



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What Real Estate Professionals Need to Know About Homes with Well Water- Recorded Live November 14, 2019

This webinar recording will help real estate professionals understand the private well issues that affect real estate transactions, including an overview of how wells work. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • Issues important to home buyers and sellers,
  • Well construction and maintenance basics, and
  • How well water quality and construction can affect property value.


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What Environmental Health Professionals Need to Know about Private Wells - Recorded Live on October 16, 2019

This webinar recording discusses private well topics that environmental health professionals might encounter in the field. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • Challenges and issues that environmental health professionals face,
  • Groundwater, wells, and well owner attitudes, and
  • Gaps between groundwater and health professionals.


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How to Find Local Information and Help - Recorded Live on September 18, 2019

In this webinar recording you’ll learn how to find local resources for well information and assistance. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • Methods for finding  well logs, records, and information about your well,
  • Finding well drillers, contractors, and financial help programs, and
  • When to sample, what to sample for, and best practices to protect your well system.


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