Raton Basin
Useful Links

Useful Links for Private Water Well Owners

Laboratory Testing & Information

Colorado Dept. of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE)  

  • CDPHE Lab, water testing FAQ, water well treatment information:

Laboratory Services Div. 303-692-3048  or  http://www.cdphe.state.co.us/lr/about.htm

US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) 

  • Information on ground water and  drinking water standards                                                              
  • The Safe Drinking Water Hotline  800-426-4791 or  www.epa.gov/safewater 

Consultants  & Experts

Colorado Ground Water Association – www.coloradogroundwater.org

  • Consulting geologists, hydrogeologists and ground water experts


Well Drilling Contractors 

Colorado Division of Water Resources (CDWR) – State Engineers Office (SEO) – Board of Examiners

  • Your well permit and records, on file;  Licensed water well drillers/pump contractors in CO
  • Contact the Ground Water Information Desk at (303) 866-3587
  • http://water.state.co.us/groundwater 


Colorado Water Well Contractors Assoc. -  www.cwwca.org

  • Member listing of water well and pump contractors, suppliers

National Ground Water Association – www.wellowner.org

  • Website for well owners by NGWA.  Includes listings of Certified and Master water well contractors, general information for well owners on construction, testing and maintenance. 

Private Well Owner Associations and Information

Additional Information Private Water Well Permitting and Troubleshooting

Questions About Oil and Gas Operations in Your Area