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Tap Talk: The Drinking Water in Rural America Podcast 

Everyone has a role to play in protecting public health. This free audio show connects professionals across the water sector with ideas to enhance our work.

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Registration Now Open for the 2022 Private Well Conference

We host an annual conference bringing together private well practitioners for education and networking opportunities.

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Is My Water Safe to Drink? - Common Questions about Private Wells

Learn about how to get your well tested, what you need to do to take care of your well, and if your well is susceptible to contamination. | Learn More »

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Septic Systems 101

Learn about septic system management as part of a larger strategy to protect the water in your private well. | Learn More »

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Groundwater and Well Construction 101 – Recorded Live on May 10, 2022

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Well Care 101 - Recorded Live on April 6, 2022

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.

Private Domestic Wells: Determining the Density by Census Block and Understanding Potential Sources of Contamination – Recorded Live on March 9, 2022

The USEPA has developed the data and a new tool to determine the density of private domestic wells (PDWs) by census block - Private Domestic Well Map. This provides the most comprehensive understanding and highest spatial resolution of PDWs through using publicly available state well drill logs and the latest census data on housing units.

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