In Alberta and the surrounding provinces, landowners are fully responsible for abandoning old unused water wells. If you have an abandoned well on your property that is not plugged, you can even be held legally responsible for any personal injuries or contamination to the aquifer.
A bentonite product is used to fill and seal off these wells to prevent contamination of aquifers.
Shock chlorination is a simple maintenance treatment for water wells. Call our office regarding chemicals to use and methods that are available.