Maine's Groundwater and Wells

Virtual Tour

  • Our virtual tour is a series of photos which portray issues related to water supplies, wells, and environmental issues.

Field Localities

Frequently Asked Questions

Fact Sheets

Geologic Maps and Digital Data

Related Reading

  • Ground Water Handbook for the State of Maine
  • Bibliography of Maine Geology - For those interested in more in-depth research, the Bibliography of Maine Geology contains more than 12,000 references related to Maine geology. The Bibliography is part of the Maps and Publications Search. The search results displayed will have links to online Maine Geological Survey maps and publications.

Water Resources Planning Committee

Groundwater Regulatory Issues

Residential wells

  • Maine Department of Health and Human Services
  • National Groundwater Association
    • - information relating to private water well systems and groundwater
  • Water Systems Council


Ground-Water Contamination

Natural Water Contaminants

Last updated on December 2, 2019