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Private Water Wells & Flooding

Private Water Wells & Flooding

River water over a street

With flooding in many locations in our area, please be aware that any water well in or near flooded areas may be impacted by flood waters.  It is important to never drink water from a well if there is any chance that flood waters have impacted the well.  Learn about what to do if your well floods:  https://www.iowadnr.gov/Environmental-Protection/Water-Quality/Private-Well-Program