Maryland Department of Natural Resources


Ground Water and Wells in the Maryland Piedmont


Fact Sheet 19

Ground water is the primary source of drinking water for most residents in the rural areas of Maryland. Ground water occurs in a variety of hydrogeologic settings, reflecting the geological diversity of the State. This fact sheet describes ground water and wells in the Piedmont physiographic province of Maryland, and the factors associated with well-water availability and quality.

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Fact Sheet 19 (pdf, 861 KB)