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How to dig and set up a residential well

Short videos

The Water Withdrawal and Protection Regulation provides the framework for drilling and setting up residential drinking water wells. Two short videos produced by the Réseau québécois sur les eaux souterraines (RQES) in co-operation with the Direction de l’eau potable et des eaux souterraines (DEPES) of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques (MDDELCC) are available to ensure that wells comply with the terms of the Regulation:

Contact us

For questions dealing with individual well digging:

Diane Myrand, 418-521-3885, ext. 4806
Sébastien Moore, 418-521-3885, ext. 4832


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