This is the Wellhead Protection Project home page.
This project is one of the undertakings of the ENVIRO Collaboration.



As a general rule, individual wells are used in areas where city water service is not available. Here are maps of the city water services of South Bend and Mishawaka. Anyone who lives in Saint Joseph County uses groundwater as their water source. The St. Joseph Aquifer is labelled as a "Sole Source Aquifer" meaning it is the only feasible source of drinking water in the area requiring it adhere to special guidelines for water quality.

Map of our data!