Lake of the Woods SWCD

Abandoned Well Sealing

Is there an old well on your property?  Not sure what to do with it?  Sealing abandoned wells is important.  Wells provide a direct route for contamination to reach underground aquifers.  Some cistern-style wells can also be a safety issue for children and animals. 

The District has set up a cost share program to promote abandoned well sealing.  This program provides up to 75% of the cost of sealing an abandoned well, and is dependent on available funding. 

Funding for this program is currently available! 

Download the Application Packet  Adobe PDF Icon    or contact the District for further information on how to apply.

To find out more information on Abandoned Wells, or to receive assistance for finding abandoned wells on your property, visit the Department of Health website.


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