The following Working Well information resources are available free of charge. Contact us to receive
your copies today.
Fact sheets for the Working Well program can be found on the Open Government Portal at:
The fact sheets provided on the Portal are as follows:
Issue 1 – Ten Ways to Protect Your Well and Groundwater Supply
Issue 2 – Water Well Design and Construction
Issue 3 – Shock Chlorinating Your Well
Issue 4 – Plugging Your Well
Issue 5 – Upgrading Your Well in a Pit
Issue 6 – Over-pumping Your Well
Issue 7 – Measuring Well Water Levels
Issue 8 – Well Owner Responsibilities
Issue 9 – Drilling a New Well
Issue 10 – Private Sewage Systems
Issue 11 – Gas in Your Water Well
Issue 12 – Taking Water Samples
Issue 13 – Maintaining Your Cistern
Issue 14 – Water Treatment for Well Owners
- Issue 15 – Protecting Your Well From Disasters
E-Learning and Videos
Well Owner Survey
On behalf of the Working Well program, the University of Alberta conducted a water well owner survey to learn more about the stewardship practices of private water
well owners in Alberta, including factors that may encourage or discourage stewardship.
A report summarizing the survey findings and recommendations, prepared by the University of Alberta, is available:
Regular updates on what's happening in the Working Well program.
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry offers a comprehensive list of links to information, contacts and resources for water well owners.
You can also download a copy of the Working Well program resource list with related links
to a variety of water well information sources. The resource list can be found under the Other Resources section on this page.
Updated: Oct 22, 2018