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Well Care Videos

Free videos from PrivateWellClass.org

Well Care 101 - Recorded Live on September 18, 2018

In this webinar recording you’ll learn well care best practices and how to ensure the water in your well is safe to drink. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • How to determine if your water is safe for drinking,
  • Simple best practices for well maintenance, and
  • Solutions to the most common well problems.


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 Well Owners Need to Know About Lead in Drinking Water - Recorded Live August 22, 2018

In this webinar recording we will cover how lead can enter drinking water in homes with private wells and what to do next if you suspect your family is at risk. The webinar will answer questions such as: 

  • Sources of lead in the home and consequences of exposure,
  • Why and when lead is likely to leach from plumbing materials, and
  • Best practices for reducing the risk of lead in drinking water.


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.

Septic Systems 101 - Recorded Live on July 17, 2018

In this webinar recording you’ll learn about septic system management as part of a larger strategy to protect the water in your private well. Using best practices to maintain your septic system can also keep it in proper working order and prolong its life. The webinar will answer questions such as: 

  • What is safe to flush down your drains,
  • Do you need to put additives in your septic tank, and
  • How to prolong the life of your system.


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 Water Testing Labs Need to Know about Private Wells - Recorded Live June 19, 2018

In this webinar recording we will cover what water testing laboratories need to know to answer questions from well owners that go beyond water quality. We'll also cover examples of successful partnership programs and effective educational and outreach tools. The webinar will answer questions such as: 

  • The proper care of a private well,
  • The importance of testing well water, and
  • Deciphering and understanding sample results.


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.

Is My Water Safe to Drink? – Recorded Live May 15, 2018

In this webinar recording you’ll learn about caring for your private well and best practices to protect your water supply from contamination. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • How to get your well water tested,
  • What you need to do to take care of your well, and
  • If your well susceptible to contamination.


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.