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Water Quality

Well water test kits are available for free at the Health Department in the Shawano County Courthouse - main level. You can test for a number of things including: Nitrates, Bacteria, Flouride, and other metals. The Health Department recommends private wells be tested annually.

Water testing takes about 10 days to get results. You will be billed by the testing facility after the tests are completed. You may order sampling kits by calling (800) 442-4618.

Water Test Kit............No Charge
Bacteria.....................$29.00
Nitrate........................$29.00
Fluoride.....................$25.00

Fees may be waived if a pregnant woman or infant are drinking the well water.

Other tests are available through the WI State Lab of Hygiene.
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Resources:
Tests for Drinking Water from Private Wells: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/pdf/pubs/dg/DG0023.pdf
Arsenic in Drinking Water: http://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0062.pdf
Bacteriological Contamination of Drinking Water Wells: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0003.pdf
Copper in Drinking Water: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0027.pdf
Iron in Drinking Water: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0035.pdf
Lead in Drinking Water: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0015.pdf
Nitrate in Drinking Water: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0001.pdf
Pesticides in Drinking Water: https://dnr.wi.gov/files/PDF/pubs/DG/DG0007.pdf
Other Drinking Water Publications: https://dnr.wi.gov/topic/DrinkingWater/publications.html

Water Test Kits can also be requested from the Water and Environmental Analysis Lab at the University of WI-Stevens Point. Call (715) 346-3209 or (877) 383-8378 for kits and pricing.
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