Grants to Counties

Well Water Testing

Grants to Counties Well Water grant offers:

  • Private well water testing, as funds are available, at no cost to the homeowner.
  • Contaminants commonly tested for are Coliform Bacteria, Nitrates, Arsenic, Manganese, Other contaminants can be tested for upon prior approval from IDPH
  • Limited homeowner reimbursement for well or cistern plugging and well reconstruction as funds are available. See G2C document.
  • Monitors small public water supplies also called Transient Non-Community (TNC) Water Systems in several counties.
  • Provides standards for construction of individual wells and enforcement of construction standards that protect area drinking water aquifers from contamination

Contact the Health Department for more information 319-291-2413 or email us.