• March 3, 2019 10:36 AM

How to Decontaminate Your Water Well

How to Decontaminate Your Water Well

How to Decontaminate Your Water Well 120 120 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

Wells that have been inundated by floodwaters may pose a health risk. Residents are advised not to use potentially contaminated well water for drinking, cooking or bathing until the water has been disinfected and tested and determined to be safe. 

Once the floodwaters have receded, the County recommends well disinfection. See Health Concerns for step-by-step instructions.