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New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

DES Urges Water Well Checkups

Are you among the more than 420,000 New Hampshire residents who get their drinking water from a private well? Like furnaces, cars, and people, private wells need routine checkups and the spring is a perfect time to do them.

Here are some suggestions and resources for conducting a thorough check-up:

Test your well water for contaminants.View our brochure Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbolabout what types of tests are recommended to protect your family’s health.

Inspect the condition of the well and keep hazardous materials away from your well to prevent contamination.

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