Source Water Protection Activity Guide

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Use any of the following drop-down menus to navigate through the guide. Choosing a potential contaminant source category from the drop-down menu will narrow your potential contaminant source choices. Choosing a protection activity category from the drop-down menu will narrow your protection activity choices.

Contaminant Type

Potential Contaminant Source Category Potential Contaminant Source

Protection Activity Category Protection Activity

All Potential Contaminant Types

Potential Contaminant Source

Drinking water protection is most effective when site specific strategies are combined with broader planning, land conservation, outreach, and regulatory activities.  These broader protection activities can address several potential contaminants or land uses at once or target areas of high vulnerability that may encompass numerous potential contaminant sources. 

Possible Protection Activities:

Potential Contaminants:
  • Site Specific

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Related Sources:


  • Commercial/Industrial
  • Agricultural/Rural
  • Residential/Municipal
  • Miscellaneous