Water Well Basics
Types of Wells
Planning for a Water Well
Eight Tips for Maintaining Your Well
Cable Tool Drilling Method
Bucket Auger Drilling Method
Reverse Circulation Drilling Method
Down the Hole Drilling Method
Private Well Owner Hotline
Private Well Owner Tip Sheet
Private well owner tip sheet archives
Water Well Maintenance
Old, Unused Wells
Iron Biofouling/ Iron Bacteria
Residential Well Cleaning
Selected contaminants of concern
Interpret Your Water Test Results
State Well Owner Resources
Reasons to test your water
Groundwater Quality Basics
State Water Quality Profiles
Arsenic: What You Need to Know
Hydraulic fracturing brochure for water well owners
Finding a Contractor
Certified Ground Water Contractors
Geothermal Heat Pump Systems
Q: How does a geothermal heat pump system operate?
Q: Why use ground water and open-loop design?
Q: What is the temperature of the available groundwater?
Q: How much water does an open-loop geothermal heat pump system require?
Q: Are open-loop ground water geothermal heat pump systems viable everywhere?
Q: What do I do with the ground water in an open-loop system after the geothermal heat pump has used it?
Q: Won’t I be in danger of depleting my property’s ground water supply, not to mention my neighbor’s, if I have a geothermal heat pump installed?
Q: What if I can’t use a well?
Q: If I live in the city, can I use a geothermal heat pump?
Q: If geothermal heat pumps are so terrific, why didn’t people use them long ago?
Q: Why am I just now learning about geothermal heat pumps?
Q: How can I get more information on geothermal heat pumps for my specific applications?
International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre Videos
The Hydrologic Cycle
Groundwater Supply & Use
Well Owner Lessons
How to find a reliable water well contractor
How to find a water well contractor
To help you find a water well contractor, Wellowner.org has developed
. Simply enter your location to find contractors that service your area. In addition, we have coded contractors with the following designations:
State guidance on water testing
Resources include licensing agencies for geologists, engineers, and contractors, guidance for engaging an environmental or groundwater consultant and more.
Find a state-certified drinking water testing lab
To find a certified lab, click on your state or territory from this helpful map.
Well Stewardship July 17, 2008