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“The well,” also known as Well No. 5 or the 164th Street Artesian Well is in excess of 400 feet in depth and is cased to approximately 120 feet. The well flows at a rate of about 10 gallons per minute.
The source of water at the well is an underground aquifer (water-bearing layer of permeable rock, sand or gravel). The well taps the Intercity Aquifer at approximately 200 feet.
As a courtesy to residents, Alderwood Water & Wastewater District maintains this flowing artesian well as a community source of water for those who prefer untreated water.
Please help us keep the well site clean!Carry out what you bring in.
Please help us keep the well site clean!
Carry out what you bring in.
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