Bartow, Florida -- Too much of a good thing?
With all the rain we had last month, an a tropical system lurking off the coast, it's possible people's well systems are getting too much of a good thing: water.
Polk health officials are letting Polk County Residents Who Use Private Wells for Water know that Polk County has received an unusual amount of rainfall.
So, if you have experienced large amounts of water on your property and suspect that your well may have been flooded, they ask that you please view this brochure and take the steps given to safeguard the health of those in your household.
If you have questions regarding water quality, call the Environmental Engineering Division at (863) 519-8330, ext. 12152, or our Public Information Office at (863) 519-7900, ext. 11063.