Water Wells

Potable Water Program
The potable water program focuses on reducing the risk of transmission and contraction of waterborne diseases. The program emphasizes protecting water quality of community, non-community and private wells. 

Services provided include: 
  • Issuance of water well construction permits
  • Well water sample analysis
  • Monitoring of non-community water
Water Well Permit/Sealing Application 
Closed Loop Well Application                                              

Codes and Ordinances
Knox County Potable Water Well and Closed Loop Well Ordinance
IL Water Well Construction Code 
IL Water Well Pump Installation Code 

Learn about groundwater and private wells (online learning)                           

Well Drilling