March 9–15 is National
Groundwater Awareness Week

Wake County encourages all citizens who consume water from a private drinking water well to test their water regularly for contaminants and maintain their well system.  Explore the information on this site to learn more about drinking water wells in Wake County.

Permitting and Inspection of Wells 

Water Testing

Water Sample Results

Well Maintenance/Troubleshooting

How Do I Find a Well Contractor?

Abandonment and Repair of Wells

Fee Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions

Permitting and Inspection for New Wells

Permitting and Inspection for Well Repairs   

Results Guide

Well Regulations Well Permit Applications
Forms/ Guides Investigations/Studies 

Groundwater Supervisor: Greg Bright, 919-856-7465

Questions? Visit the Groundwater and Wells Contact Page.