Protecting Private Drinking Water Supplies

Published 2011

Evaluating the activities around your acreage or farmstead, and the location of potential contamination sources in relation to yoru drinking water well is necessary to determine the potential risk to your water supply. The design and construction of structures and their location relative to your drinking water well, the condition of the well, and the storage and disposal of potential contaminants are important factors in assessing risks.

This is the first in a series of six NebGuides to help readers evaluate their acreage or farmstead to see how activities may be affecting their water supply.

Publication Details


Sharon O. Skipton

Janet R. Hygnstrom

Wayne E Woldt


Natural Resources

Water Management

Publication Date March 29, 2011
Last Revision Date March 29, 2011
Language English


Series NebGuide