Animal Lots

Protecting groundwater

Well Water Program

Feedlots, dairies, stables, kennels, and small farms.

Contamination Evidence

  • High bacteria or nitrate levels in well water tests.


  • High animal density.
  • Shallow depth to water table.
  • Poor lot drainage.
  • Failure to regularly clean lot.


  • Proper siting and design of animal lots.
  • Control of animal density.
  • Regular cleaning of lot.