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Well Abandonment

Well Abandonment-Abandoned or unused wells pose a great threat to the safety and quality of groundwater drinking water supplies. An unused well provides a direct path for contaminants and pollutants to the underground aquifers that supply working wells.  Wells must be properly filled when they are removed from service.
Closing old wells is a conservation priority.  Please contact our department for assistance in closing an old well.

DNR Well Filling and Sealing Information


DNR Well Compensation Program

NRCS Well Abandonment Program


Well Records reports (WI Geological and Natural History Survey)

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