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The best defenses against well contamination are good construction, periodic inspection and maintenance, and regular water testing. Detailed construction features are described here to help you plan new wells or inspect and repair existing ones.
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Glanville, Thomas D., "Good Wells for Safe Water" (1993). Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications. 77.