The state of Ohio has been collecting water well records since 1946 and well sealing reports since 1986. Currently, the Division of Geological Survey maintains the database that contains over 850,000 well records and approximately 100,000 well sealing reports.
Search for Water Well Data
There are seven different ways you can search the data. Click each search method to launch the application.
|SEARCH METHOD||WELL RECORDS||SEALING REPORTS|
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Get Assistance with a Search
If you prefer to have a search conducted for you by one of our hydrogeologists, please provide as much of the following information as possible:
- Person’s name that hired the driller
- Approximate year the well was drilled
Submit the information by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (614) 265-6740
List of Registered Contractors
Anyone in the business of working on private water systems in Ohio must register with Ohio Department of Health (ODH) as a Private Water Systems Contractor. Homeowners, who wish to construct, alter, or seal their private water systems on their primary or secondary properties, are required to register (without the bonding requirement) as of April 1, 2011. Contact both the local health department and the ODH Private Water Systems Program about Property Owner Registration.
The lists of registered private water systems contractors can be found using the links below. The list is regularly updated, so check back if you cannot find a contractor listed, or call the ODH Private Water Systems Program at (614) 644-7558.
- Registered Private Water Systems Contractors, Ohio
- Registered Private Water Systems Contractors, Out of State
Contact the ODH Private Water Systems Program for information regarding the previous years registration.
NGWA Well Owners Guide — Comprehensive manual with information on proper well construction, routine maintenance, water testing, & more.
Ohio Observation Well Network — ODNR web application to search observation well data.
Private Water Systems Information for Homeowners — Ohio Department of Health information about contractors, financial resources, educational services, and more.
Water Quality Interpretation Tool — OSU Extension Service. Get help understanding lab results of water sample testing and what actions to take.
wellowner.org — Information on water well basics, well maintenance, water quality, and water testing.