How to chlorinate your well

September 15, 2015

You can easily and inexpensively disinfect your well and plumbing system yourself by using a chlorine solution. This process is called “chlorination”. It consists of flushing your well and plumbing system with a chlorine solution that will kill bacteria and other micro-organisms (see the table below for the quantities). It is generally recommended to carry out this process every 6 months.

The disinfection of your well with chlorine is a very effective method to eliminate bacterial contamination. Follow these steps:

If you need additional information about chlorination, you can contact our specialists at any time. They will be happy to provide specific advice for your well.




You can consult the Quebec government website for more information and use their tool to calculate the quantities required for the disinfection of a well.