Well inspection program

Prior to the City providing water supplies and sewer services, residents obtained their water from private wells and removed waste through septic systems located on their property. Some of these wells and systems exist today. 

According to state law, all wells not currently in use must be sealed, and all septic tanks not currently in use must be pumped out and crushed or removed. 

About wells (for residents)

Well permit application (for contractors)

Only MN Dept of Health-licensed water well contractors can seal a well. State-licensed contractors can fill out the following form to apply for a a City-issued permit to seal or repair wells.

Septic system inspections

  • Hennepin County provides inspection services for septic systems in Bloomington.