Private Water Systems: Construction, Maintenance, and Testing (Videos)

Valuable information for home owners with wells, cisterns, and springs.

Private Water System Basics
Introductory video
Well, Spring, and Cistern Construction and Maintenance
This video provides information on the proper construction of wells, springs, and cisterns to prevent contamination.
Water Supply Testing and Protection
Only about 50 percent of the wells, springs, and cisterns in Pennsylvania have been properly tested by a state-certified testing laboratory. As a result, homeowners are often unaware of many symptomless water quality problems.
Solving Water Problems
Once you identify pollutants in water through water testing, the next question is how to solve the problem.