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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

What Environmental Health Professionals Need to Know About Wells - February 17, 2016

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

  • Why well owners are not always interested in their wells
  • How wells should be constructed and what to do about poor construction
  • How poor construction and abandoned wells can affect human health


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

Why Does My Well Keep Losing Pressure?

Private water systems rely on pressure tanks to supply pressurized water to the home. Incorrect tank sizing and other tank problems can lead to loss of water pressure at the faucet. Watch the video to learn more.  


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

9 Best Management Practices for Private Wells

Your private well is one part of a mechanical system that supplies water to your home. Here are 9 management practices to help you ensure that system keeps running smoothly and continues supplying safe drinking water to your home.  


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

What Can I Do When My Well Goes Dry?

If your well has gone dry, the options available to you vary according to the kind of well you have, the kind of aquifer it’s in, and the well depth relative to the water level in the aquifer. This video explores the possibilities for each scenario. 


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.

What Should I Know About a Shared Private Well?

Do you share well water with one or more of your neighbors? This video discusses reasons why wells might be shared, possible downsides, and things to keep in mind if you get water from a shared well.  


PrivateWellClass.org is a service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Funding has been provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership. Click here to sign up for our free well care e-course.