Best practices for the management, construction, and maintenance of wells, cisterns, and springs.
This 84-page manual is intended as a guide for private water system owners in Pennsylvania. From proper location and construction to recommended testing and treatment strategies, it will help you make educated decisions about your water supply.
This fact sheet allows a homeowner or farmer to estimate water needs and calculate how much water must be delivered from a private water supply to meet these needs. These planning assumptions are based on long-term averages for various water uses in Pennsylvania. Your actual water use may vary significantly from these averages.