Water Wells

You do not need an approval or permit from the County to drill a water well on your land.

Things to consider when drilling a well:

  • Alberta Water Well Information Database is maintained by the Groundwater Information Centre.
  • Contact Alberta Health Services, at your local Public Health Unit they can provide water sampling. Castor Community Health Centre and the Coronation Community Health Centre
  • Private water well owners in Alberta are responsible for managing and maintaining their water wells.┬áThe Working Well program provides well owners with the information and tools they need to properly care for their wells.