Private Well & Area Water & Sanitary Sewer Districts

Planning and Zoning


Pine County does not monitor, test, or license private wells and/or well drilling professionals.  To learn about private wells in Minnesota and on your property please contact the Minnesota Department of Health Well Management Section at  1-800-383-9808. 

Well resources at the Minnesota Department of Health  Well Management Program web site can also help you identify your well and include:

  • A Well Index interactive mapping program that identifies wells throughout the State. 
  • Well Owners Handbook
  • Newsletters and Brochures
  • Rules and Water Testing Information

Minnesota Department of Health Well Management News


Water testing kits are available at the following Pine County locations:

Pine Soil and Water Conservation District
PH: 320-216-4240
1602 Hwy 23 N
Sandstone, MN 55072



A number of sewer districts exist in Pine County.  Please contact the named representative with your questions or concerns accordingly.  These Districts are not a part of Pine County governance and are listed here for your convenience.

Moose Lake-Windemere Sewer District, Darla Hall, Executive Director, PO Box 588, Moose lake, MN  55767 - (218) 485-8276

Cross Lake Area Water & Sanitary Sewer District, Chuck Lindstrom, Executive Director,  (320) 390-0372

Banning Junction Sewer District, Karen Mikrot, PO Box 2, Finlayson, MN  55735 - (218) 390-4167