High Capacity Wells

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What is a high capacity well?

Any well where 4 L/second or more of water is extracted is a high capacity well.

What are high capacity wells used for?

High capacity wells are used for drinking water supplies, aquaculture, food processing, irrigation for agriculture and golf courses, and various industrial or commercial uses.

Does the government regulate high capacity wells?

Yes, the Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change permits the use of high capacity wells through the Groundwater Permitting Process

How many high capacity wells are located on PEI?

There are over 300 high capacity wells on Prince Edward Island.

What resources are available?

The PEI Water Registry provides a variety of information regarding high capacity wells on PEI, including details such as the category/purpose, permitted extraction rate and months of usage for each well.

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