Water Quality

Annual Gunnison County WSD Drinking Water Quality Reports

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Well Water

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Water Quality Information

For more information about water quality contact:

Eric McPhail
Colorado State University Extension
275 S. Spruce St.
Gunnison, CO 81230
970-641-1260
email: eric.mcphail@colostate.edu
web: www.gunnison.colosate.edu

Drinking Water Information

Private well water quality is not regulated. Providing safe drinking water from a private well is the responsibility of the well owner. For more information, read the below publications, or upload the

The two publications above address the following topics:

  • ·  Groundwater quality and potential contaminants
  • ·  Naturally occurring sources of pollution
  • ·  Installing a new well
  • ·  Well location and setbacks
  • ·  How to protect your ground water supply
  • ·  Well construction and maintenance
  • ·  Abandoned wells
  • ·  Water testing
  • ·  Interpreting your water test result
  • ·  FAQs about well water quality

For more information and to learn where do get your water tested contact:

Eric McPhail
Colorado State University Extension
275 S. Spruce St.
Gunnison, CO 81230
970-641-1260
email: eric.mcphail@colostate.edu
web: www.gunnison.colosate.edu