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Well and Water Protection Program
Yadkin County Environmental Health is Responsible for the permitting and inspection of drinking water wells as defined in G.S 87-85 by local health departments pursuant to G.S 87-97

The goal of the Well and Water Protection Program is to ensure the public of safe drinking water and protection of valuable groundwater supplies.  This is accomplished through proper placement and construction of water supply wells.

The following links can be used to access current rules, regulations and helpful information regarding private drinking water wells and water quality issues.

Well Permit Application
Water Sample Application and Fees

How to Disinfect Your Well

Section .0100 Well Construction Standards

Section .0300 Permitting and Inspection of Private Drinking Water Wells

Section .1700 Protection of Water Supplies

NC Division of Environmental Health-Private Wells Branch

NC Well Contractors Certification Unit

Frequently Asked Questions

Radon in Water

For more information about well permits, well abandonment and water sampling, please contact Yadkin County Environmental Health at (336) 849-7905