Working Well offers province-wide, hands-on workshops for well owners to learn the basics of groundwater, well construction, common well problems, contamination risks, importance of well reclamation and best management practices.
Go to the Fall 2019 Workshop Schedule (PDF, 271 KB) for October, November and December workshops. For more information about each workshop, contact the workshop host listed.
The program has information resources available free of charge for water well owners and others interested in learning and promoting how to protect and maintain water wells.
Private water well owners in Alberta are responsible for managing and maintaining their water wells. This program provides well owners with the information and tools they need to properly care for their wells.
Since 2008, the program has delivered 308 workshops to more than 8,100 people in 194 different communities across Alberta.
Working Well is a collaborative effort, led by Alberta Environment and Parks and includes Alberta Health, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, and Alberta Health Services - Environmental Public Health.