Helpful Links


American Ground Water Trust - American Ground Water Trust is a non-profit 501(c)(3) education organization dedicated to providing accurate information about water resources and water wells to homeowners, teachers, water users, managers, planners, and community and state leaders.

Ground Water Foundation - Ground Water Foundation is a nonprofit organization that educates people and inspires action to ensure sustainable, clean groundwater for future generations.

National Ground Water Association - National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. A nonprofit organization, NGWA is composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers. Our purpose is to provide guidance to members, government representatives, and the public for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world's groundwater resources.

Submersible Wastewater Pump Association - The Submersible Water Pump Association is a national trade association representing and serving the manufacturers of submersible pumps for industrial and municipal wastewater applications.  Founded in 1976 the Association's primary focus is on industry guidelines, education, and promotion.

Sump & Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association Sump & Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association (SSPMA) is a North American trade organization representing over 90% of the manufacturers of sump, effluent & sewage pumps, together with component and accessory suppliers.of submersible pumps for industrial and municipal wastewater applications. 

Water Quality Association - Water Quality Association (WQA) is a not-for-profit international trade association representing the residential, commercial, industrial, and small community water treatment.

Water Systems Council - Water Systems Council (WSC) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promote the wider use of wells as modern and affordable safe drinking water systems and to protect ground water resources nationwide. - is your one-stop resource for information relating to private water well systems and groundwater. Throughout, the importance of regular well maintenance and water testing is demonstrated again and again. After all, your water well system is a direct link to an underground water reserve and the responsibility is yours to protect this valuable natural resource, as well as safeguarding your family's health. The investment in proper testing and maintenance is more than worth it! is your one-stop resource for information relating to private water well systems and groundwater.  
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       Check their suggestions for an Annual Water Well Checkup

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