Unused wells like this are the target of a cost-share assistance program in Mower County for sealing abandoned wells. (Minnesota Dept. of Health photo)

Cost-share continues for well sealing

Mower SWCD, Austin Utilities partnership protects groundwater

Colored areas are a “high priority” under some grants for the well sealing cost-share program. Other funds, though, are for any unused well in Mower County.
Graphic of sealing an unused well by the Minnesota Dept. of Health.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.