Wells in Whatcom County

Does it matter where I drill my well on my property?
Yes, you should locate the well at least:

  • 50 feet from your septic tank
  • 100 feet from the edge of an on-site sewage system absorption field
  • 100 feet from any privy or outhouse
  • 50 feet from a sewer line
  • 100 feet from a sewage or manure lagoon
  • 1000 feet from any parcel containing an active solid waste landfill, inactive solid waste landfill, closed solid waste landfill or illegal solid waste landfill.

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Info about wells in Whatcom County