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Ground Water Quality Program

Evaluation of Risk to Wellhead Protection Areas and to Public and Private Wells

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources has developed a comprehensive guidance document on how to evaluate risk to public and private wells. The guidance document also clarifies the Tier 2 risk based assessment and Tier 3 requirements at the aquifer sites including the wellhead protection areas.

The Tier 3 modeling can be done at release sites where Tier 2 risk based assessment has been done and identified the presence of public or private wells. For details check out the guidance document.


If you have any questions please contact Nayyer Syed at (605) 773-3296 or E-mail.