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PROTECTING OUR GROUNDWATER
iT ALL GOES SOMEWHERE...
Eventually, chemicals and pollutants dumped on the ground will make their way to our aquifer. That’s why Madison Water Utility has created an ongoing Wellhead Protection Program to identify specific areas for each of our wells where groundwater contributes to the well water supply. We are working with the City of Madison to establish measures that prohibit or restrict future activities in those zones that could contaminate groundwater.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Here are some long-forgotten private wells we've found across Madison: