If you get your water from a private source, such as a well or spring, you are responsible for ensuring that your drinking water is safe. You are the regulator, inspector, maintenance manager, accountant, and consumer. The information here can help you with these responsibilities.


Locate a copy of your well log. This is the driling report for your well. Well logs provide information on geologic formations encountered in a well and list details concerning well design, construction and yields. The Water Resources Department (WRD) has drilling records of most water wells drilled in Oregon since 1955.