Well and Water System Disinfection for Public Drinking Water Systems - PUB2476

Nothing in this document may be used to implement any enforcement action or levy any penalty unless promulgated by rule under chapter 536 or authorized by statute.

This fact sheet contains a step-by-step procedure for performing a simple disinfection of wells and water (plumbing) systems using chlorine bleach (sodium hypochlorite). Read the entire brochure before starting any well disinfection. If you are not comfortable with this procedure, or have complex water systems or severe contamination problems, contact a licensed well contractor or pump installer.