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Western Oregon USFS BAER

Unit Information

Umpqua National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Oregon
Roseburg, OR 97471

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Incident Contacts

Alex Rozin
Email: alexandra.rozin@usda.gov
Phone: 208-507-8077

Dave Olsen
Email: dfolson@usda.gov
Phone: 360-891-5154

Maintaining Your Well After Wildfire

Western Oregon USFS BAER Burned Area Emergency Response
News – 10/13/2020

Do you have a well as the water source on your property? Was your property affected by the recent wildfires? Your well may have sustained some damage that may require a professional inspection to ensure it's working properly. The Oregon Water Resources Department created this flyer linked at the bottom of this page that addresses the following potential issues your well may be experiencing:

  • Electrical Hazards

  • Dug Wells: Falling and Drowning Hazards

  • Drilled Wells and Water System Damage

  • Water Treatment Damage

  • Contaminants and Water Testing

  • Abandoning Wells

  • Post-fire Well Damage

  • Drilling a New Well

In addition, the Oregon Water Resources Department provide links to more information, including a list of licensed well constructors and contractors. Visit Oregon Water Resources Department website at www.oregon.gov/owrd.

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