a boy drinks water from kitchen sinkPrivate Well Water

More than half the people in Maine get drinking water from private, residential wells. Many Maine wells have too much arsenic or other contaminants of concern. Tracking private well water data can help form a better understanding of what parts of the state may be at higher risk for well water contamination. 

What data are available?

Maine tracks the following measures associated with Private Well Water:

  • Well Water Use and Testing Behavior
  • Water Quality