Podcast: Coping With Contaminated Well Water Means Changing Habits

An IowaWatch report told how the Iowans drinking water from private wells may not know what is in their water because their wells’ water quality is unregulated. Yet, some well owners were not concerned about it. Iowans tell how they cope in this IowaWatch Connection podcast.

Why You Should Plug An Old Well

Russ Tell, senior environmental specialist with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, points to two main goals when plugging up old wells: protecting the aquifer and safety.