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 Regional Groundwater Assessment Reports are available at:
Your local County or MD office

Or:

Alberta Government Library
11th Floor, 44 Capital Boulevard Building
10044 – 108 Street
Edmonton, AB T5J 5E6
Phone toll free: 310-0000 and (780) 427-2985

Planning Your Water System
The following fact sheets and manuals are available from Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:
  • Drought Proofing Farm Water Supplies
  • Spring Development
  • Small Earth Fill Dams
  • Farm Water Supply Requirements
  • Choosing a Water Pump Shallow Well Jet Pumps Submersible Pumps Pump Houses
  • Pitless Adaptors
  • Pressure Tanks
  • Frost Free Yard Hydrants
  • Automatic Livestock Waterers
  • Remote Pasture Water Systems for Livestock
  • Quality Farm Dugouts (Manual)
  • Hydrated Lime Treatment Improves Dugout Water Quality
Design and Construction of Water Wells
From Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development:
For specific water well records and general groundwater conditions, contact:

Groundwater Information Centre
11th Floor, Oxbridge Place
9820 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2J6
Phone: (780) 427-2770

From Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:
Water Wells That Last Video,Part I—Planning and Construction

From the Working Well Program: Drilling a New Well factsheet
Water Well Design and Construction factsheet
How Your Well Works eLearning Tool

Monitoring and Maintenance of Your Water Well
From Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:
Chemical Analysis Interpretation of Rural Household Farm Water Supplies
Water Wells That Last Video,Part II — Managing and Maintaining

From the Working Well Program:
Measuring Well Water Levels factsheet
Well Owner Responsibilities factsheet

Shock Chlorination of Water Wells
From Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development: Alternatives for Iron Removal
Shock Chlorination and Control of Iron Bacteria

Water Wells That Last Video, Part III — Shock Chlorination

From the Working Well Program:
Shock Chlorinating Your Well factsheet

Troubleshooting Water Well Problems
From Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:
Chemical Analysis Interpretation of Rural Household Farm Water Supplies
Removing Hydrogen Sulfide Gas From Water
Alternatives for Iron Removal Dissolved Gases in Well Water
Methane Gas in Well Water Water Softening
Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment
Small Water Filters for Taste, Odour and Sediment Removal
Water Distillers

From the Working Well Program:
Gas in Your Water Well factsheet
Over-pumping Your Well factsheet

Protecting Your Well From Contamination
From Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development:
Pitless Adaptors
Shock Chlorination and Control of Iron Bacteria
A Primer on Water Quality: Agricultural Impacts on Water Quality in Alberta
Groundwater Vulnerability in Alberta
Protect Groundwater Quality—Minimize the Risk
Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Wells and Water Well Protection
Methane Gas in Well Water
Water Wells That Last Video, Part II—Managing and Maintaining
Farm Fuel Storage and Handling
Beneficial Management Practices: Environmental Manual for Alberta Farmsteads

From Working Well:
Plugging Your Well factsheet
Private Sewage Systems factsheet
Ten Ways to Protect Your Well and Groundwater Supply factsheet
Upgrading Your Well in a Pit factsheet

From Alberta Municipal Affairs:,
Website: www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca
Private Sewage Treatment Systems – Separation Distances
Private Sewage Treatment Systems

Groundwater Management
From Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development:
Alberta Environment Guide to Groundwater Authorization

From Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development:
Provincial Groundwater Inventory Program

Groundwater Observation Well Network (GOWN)
Website: www.environment.alberta.ca/apps/GOWN
 
 
 
 

Other Documents in the Series

 
  Water Wells That Last
Understanding Groundwater
Planning Your Water System
Design and Construction of Water Wells
Water Well Drilling Agreements
Monitoring and Maintenance of your Water Well
Shock Chlorination
Troubleshooting Water Well Problems
Protecting Your Well From Contamination
Plugging Abandoned Wells
Groundwater Management
Contacts for More Information about Water Wells
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This information published to the web on February 28, 2013.
Last Reviewed/Revised on May 3, 2017.