Minimize water-related illnesses in non-public wells.
The Non-Public Well Program (NPW), housed in the State Environmental Health
Office, provides a resource for information on wells ranging from installation
of new wells, maintenance of wells and wellhead protection, sampling
recommendations, to the proper abandonment of wells. In addition, the NPW
Program provides assistance and guidance on compliance with rules and
regulations for Non-Public Wells regulated by Local County Health
Departments. The NPW Program also examines waterborne illness and outbreaks and is available to assist State
and Local partners with waterborne disease outbreak investigations. Services
provided by the NPW Program also include conducting environmental assessments during outbreak
investigations of small water supplies, restaurants, tourist courts, and
Provide education, training and guidance related to well installation,
protection, evaluation, chlorination, sampling and abandonment.
Provide technical assistance and support to local partners regarding
enforcement of the Well Water Standards Act.
Assist in waterborne disease outbreak investigations.
The Non-Public Well Program is focused on small,
private well water supplies, regulated by local Health Departments.
For questions or assistance, please call our office at 404-657-6534.