Why & When to Test Well Water
You should test your well water every year for coliform bacteria, nitrates and any contaminants of local concern. Water should be tested if you notice any change in taste, odor or appearance or after flooding
For more information on getting your well water tested
, contact Public Health - Madison & Dane County at (608) 266-4821. The Public Health laboratory can also recommend other tests that you might want to have run on your water, depending on your well's location, age, etc.