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Advice for Private Well Owners Affected by Flooding

The EPA has issued advice for Private Well Owners Affected by Flooding. The EPA recommends that if your well has been affected by the recent flooding you should make sure it is properly disinfected before using it for drinking water. Details of how you can disinfect your well are below.  This procedure should be carried out once the flooding has subsided.

The EPA has also published advice and guidance for households using private wells which includes information on:

  1. Protecting your private well water
  2. Testing and treating your well water
  3. Concerns and complaints
  4. Further guidance and Frequently Asked Questions

Source: http://www.epa.ie/newsandevents/news/name,58775,en.html#.VpkjXhWLSM8