Is your well flooded? Disinfect it before you drink it!
If your private well is flooded, do not use water from it until the following three things have occured:
- The floodwaters have receded from the well and your plumbing system.
- You have disinfected the well and your plumbing.
- You have sampled your water and received a lab report confirming that the disinfected water contained no harmful organisms.
In these instructions we tell you how to disinfect your well and your household plumbing system, click here: TCEQ Well Disinfection Procedure