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Environment and Natural Resources » Wells

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  • MF970
    Private Wells-Safe Location and Construction

    A well is best located on a well-drained site that is not subject to flooding, is upslope, and removed from possible contamination sources. Well construction must meet current standards.

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  • MF2589
    Shock Chlorination Treatment for Irrigation Wells

    Shock chlorination (with high concentration of chlorine) of irrigation wells can prevent buildup of bacterial slimes that cause losses of well capacity, clogging problems for irrigation systems.

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    Kansas Home A Syst: For Home-Based Occupations and Hobbies

    This document is intended to help the home-based business owner and hobbyist identify environmental risks related to their business or hobby. Consider pollution prevention measures.

  • MF2396
    Private Well Maintenance and Protection

    Check casing for leaks & cap for water tightness, ground surface sloped away from well for 15 feet in all directions, shock chlorination, test for coliform bacteria, nitrate, pH & dissolved solids.

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  • MF871
    Recommended Water Tests for Private Wells

    Test at least annually for bacteria and nitrate. Bacteria tests each quarter are recommended. Water should be tested for common impurities and nuisance contaminants every few years.

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