Wisconsin Private Well #1

$ 50.00

Test for Coliform Bacteria and Nitrates in Wisconsin Private Wells

This package is for official routine well investigations and new well construction within the State of Wisconsin and requires a special form and reporting to the Wisconsin DNR.  If you are not testing your private well for Wisconsin DNR compliance please select a different package.  Results are typically available within 3 days and Rush service is available.

 

This Package Includes 2 contaminants:

Contaminant

EPA MCL
(mg/L)

Potential Health effects from
exposure above the MCL

Common sources of
contaminate in drinking water

Total Coliform
(includes E. coli)

zero presence

Indicate whether potentially harmful bacteria may be present

Coliforms are naturally present in the
environment.

Nitrates, Total

10

Infants below the age of six months who drink water containing nitrate in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blue-baby syndrome.

Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits

 


Your test kit will include sample bottles and easy to follow sample collection instructions. When testing is complete, a report will be issued identifying any problems detected with your sample. Please note: this test package must be returned to the lab within 24 hours of collection.

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