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Well construction reports from Wisconsin

Wisconsin WCRs


This collection includes paper originals and photocopies of reports beginning in 1936, and PDF scans of these reports, up to 1995. In more recent years, this information is available from the Wisconsin DNR via a computer database. Materials are arranged by county and PLSS locations. There are 326,385 well construction reports in this collection.

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Material Request Instructions

Download WCRs from or contact Survey Archivist, WGNHS, 3817 Mineral Point Road, Madison, WI 53705 (608) 262 1705


WCRs should contain information about the well owner, owner’s mailing address, location of the well, distances from the well to buildings, sewers, silos, animal yards; the construction of the well, including diameters and lengths of drillhole and of casing, liner, or screen; the geologic materials the driller observed during drilling the well; water level and pumping test data; the well driller’s name and address; the date the well was completed; and the date that a water sample was sent to a laboratory for analysis.


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