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Signs That You Should Have Your Well Tested:


  • family members with persistent gastro-intestinal distress (stomach pain, diarrhea)

  • water has an undesirable taste or smell

  • water leaves a residue or stains plumbing fixtures or laundry

  • water is cloudy or colored

  • corroded pipes or equipment that wears out fast


Contact your Local Health Department to have your well water tested.


Click here to go to UL (Underwriters Laboratories) web site that offers water testing.


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