Private Residential Wells
Do You Have a Private Residential Well?
Michigan has over one million private residential wells. These wells serve over 2.6 million people, statewide. That is nearly 30% of Michigan residents!
- A private residential well supplies water to a single-family home.
- Water is pumped from groundwater using a water well.
If you have a private well there are things that you should do to monitor your well system and your drinking water to protect your family's health.