Are you one of the more than 3 million private well users in NC? Most wells have never been inspected or tested for more than bacteria, even when state and local agencies knew of nearby contamination sites. CWFNC works for protection of groundwater and well users throughout the state.

If your well was installed after July 2008 (when the state began to require licenses for new wells):

If your well was installed before July 2008:

If you think you may have other sources of contamination near your well, including pesticide use or underground fuel tanks, ask your county well program about other well testing available.


Other Helpful Resources:

DEQ's Division of Water Resources
FAQs on well water contamination, testing, and how to get more info
Environmental Working Group primer on well water safety