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What is a Spring? Taken by the Greene County Combined Health District in 2006

As per the definition in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) rule 3701-28-01(BBBB)

" 'Spring' means a private water system where ground water flows naturally from rock or soil onto the land surface or into a body of water or a shallow aquifer that is intercepted at a depth of ten feet or less.”  

 Steps to Construct, Alter, and Seal a Private Water System

Private Water Systems Rules (OAC 3701-28)

Guides and Resources regarding Spring systems construction

Forms and Registration

Additional Guides and Fact Sheets


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