Water Wells

Wells are installed in Washtenaw County for a variety of reasons, including drinking water, monitoring groundwater contamination, irrigation, and geothermal service.

Check prior records and maps for helpful information about your property:

  • MapWashtenaw - Parcel maps and property data are available using this online mapping tool. View this online tutorial to learn how to use MapWashtenaw to create site plans.     
  • OnBase - Previous site plans; well, septic, building inspection and soil erosion permits are available in this online database. For the best results, only enter the street number of the address and search. Then, scroll through the records to find the property records you need.

Wells & Emergencies

See guidance on caring for your private well - and accessing safe water - during emergencies, such as flooding and power outages.