Water Wells for Americans With No Water Supply
The WWT and its partners build wells for low‐income families nationwide that need safe drinking water. There are many excellent organizations working to provide safe drinking water to people in need in developing countries. The Water Well Trust is the only national nonprofit organization helping Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply.
We serve Americans living primarily in rural, unincorporated areas or minority communities that may be isolated and difficult to reach. We assist low‐income families that cannot afford to pay for public water supplies, and those who live in areas where the extension of public water supplies to serve them doesn’t make economic sense…for them, for the public water supply owners, for federal, state or local funding sources.
Today in America, there are millions of people who are forced to haul water or to use contaminated water sources. Individual wells and small, shared wells are the best and most cost‐effective way to provide safe drinking water to these American homes.
The Water Well Trust, the national nonprofit helping low-income Americans get access to a clean, safe water supply, has announced that it is extending the application deadline for its Arkansas project to September 30, 2020. In 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded a $200,000 matching grant to the…
Program Director, Margaret Martens, reports on the Water Well Trust and providing well water to those in need at the 2019 Private Well Conference.