How to find a water well contractor
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State guidance on water testing
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The following are links to educational, and governmental Web sites with additional information for water well owners and other consumers.

Groundwater and Water Well Information

National Ground Water Association (NGWA)
The National Ground Water Association (organization for professional organizations for water well contractors, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, ground water scientists and engineers)

State ground water and water well associations
(Professional organizations for water well contractors, equipment manufacturers and suppliers, ground water scientists and engineers)

Groundwater Basics
The Groundwater Foundation

“Drinking Water from Household Wells”
PDF brochure from the U.S. EPA

Water Resources in the U.S.
the U.S. Geological Survey

The European Ground Source Heat Pump Association (EGSHPA)
EGSHPA is the ideal bridging point between the latest green energy technologies and the people who benefit from these developments.

Septic Systems

National Small Flows Clearinghouse

Taking Care of Your Septic Tank
National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association Inc.

Funding Decentralized Wastewater Systems Using the Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. EPA Office of Wastewater Management.


Drought Information Center
National Drought Mitigation Center

Drought Watch, U.S. Geological Survey

Drought Information Center
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Coping with Floods
North Dakota State University Extension Service

For Kids

Ground Water Adventurers
National Ground Water Association

Planet Protectors Club

Kids Corner
The Groundwater Foundation

Water Science for Schools
U.S. Geological Survey

Educator Resources

The National Ground Water Association has developed this list of groundwater resources and materials to help elementary and secondary education professionals prepare lesson plans on the subject of groundwater.

The Water Channel

The Water Channel is an open resource with lots of videos related to water.