The Groundwater Protection and Wells Section of Wake County
Environmental Services helps private well users get safe drinking water by enforcing
Wake County’s ordinances related to construction, repair, and abandonment of
private water supply wells and by providing water testing, technical assistance,
outreach, and education to owners and users of existing private drinking water wells.
What do you want to do?
Get my well water tested or learn more about well water testing
Look up water test results for my well
Understand how to treat common well water problems
Find a well contractor
Register a water supply well
Find educational resources for private well users
Learn what to do about a flooded well
Learn about requirements for abandonment of wells
Look up fees for well permits
Find out about the inspection process for new wells
Questions? Call Wake County Environmental Services at 919-856-7400 or visit the Groundwater and Wells Contact page.