Wellhead Protection

…SDWA (safe drinking water act) of 1974…mandates State wellhead protection programs (1986 amendment)…establishment of wellhead protection for public water supplies through Minnesota Rules 1998…

CITY OF GLENWOOD WELLHEAD PROTECTION ACTIVITY

• Adoption of initial plan 2005
• Infrastructure improvements include 300,000 gal. storage replacing older structure
• Replacing valves to create loop in the system
• Develop plans to extend 12" main to downtown
• Developing plans w/ MNDOT to replace 8 blocks of aged utilities downtown
• Work with County and City for environmental protection cosiderations in wellhead protection area
• Approved mining ordinance to protect wellhead protection area 2007
• Communicate with property owners about Class V injection wells
• Support waste pesticide and container collections
• Preliminary inspection of SSTS inside wellhead protection area through records search
• Monitoring protection area for new storage tanks and develop educational information for landowners
• Communicate with adjacent local governments requesting their cooperation and recognition of the City's wellhead protection area
• Annually review wellhead protection area for new potential contaminant sources and monitor setbacks
• Work with MDH, MNDOT & SWCD to address storm-water containment for runoff from Hwy 55
• Develop storm water management plan for City
• Work with landowners on storage tank issues inside of the protection area
• Post awareness signs on protection area borders
• Develop administrative review process for land use activity in protection area