Drinking and Potable Water Supply Systems in Vermont

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About three out of ten Vermont households drink water from private wells or springs.

  • Understand how these life sustaining systems work and why it is important to protect our drinking water supply.
  • Learn about different elements in water and where to direct clients when water treatment systems are needed.
  • Develop a more thorough understanding of regulations regarding residential potable water supplies.
  • Explore best practices and responsibilities for real estate professionals when working with buyers and sellers with private water systems.
  • Navigate common permit and approval issues and potential water supply issues at time of sale.
  • Access online state resources for general questions, permit applications, and contact information for state regional engineers.

Eligible for 2 Vermont Real Estate License CE Credits

For more information and to schedule, contact michelle.lockhart [at] uvm.edu (Michelle Lockhart).

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