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Is your well water safe? Schuyler County Public Health wants community members to check on their wells and septic systems to make sure they didn’t get damaged in the latest flooding. If your water comes from a well, make sure it is safe to use and drink after flooding.
“If your well or septic tank was underwater, or if you notice erosion near them, you should get them checked out.” Schuyler County Public Health Director Marica Kasprzyk advised. “If your well was flooded or damaged, the water in it could be contaminated with germs that can make you and your family sick.”
She offered the following tips: