Contingency Planning

Most communities have a plan for disruption due to natural disasters, and the team should extend this plan to include disruption from contamination within the wellhead protection area. It's a good idea to have someone from the fire department or emergency management team involved with this part of the planning, too.


IDEM's fact sheet on Contingency Planning (available in .pdf format)

For more information contact Jane Frankenberger (
or Brent Ladd (
or call the Purdue Extension Safe Water office at 765-496-6331

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