O'Brien County Offering Free Private Well Testing
September 27, 2018
O’Brien County is providing an opportunity for private well owners and tenants in the county to have well water tested for certain forms of bacteria, nitrite/nitrate and arsenic. Through the Iowa Private Well Program, a county sanitarian will come to your home and collect water samples for you completely free of charge. The county sanitarian may also ask for permission to collect an additional samp0le to determine if any other harmful chemicals may be present in your water.
Water samples from your well will be sent to the State Hygienic Laboratory at the University of Iowa for testing. Re...