UW-Extension recommends that well owners sample their well at least once per year, at a different time of the year.
You can have your water tested through:
* UW-Extension Lab in Stevens Point
Oconto County UW-Extension has the test kits available for your convenience. Please call 920-834-6845 for additional information. (Office hours: 8:00-4:00, Monday-Friday)
There is a $3 charge when you pick-up the sampling bottle. The $3 is then subtracted from the total cost of testing.
Information Sheet – Obtain and mail the sample on a Monday afternoon. A copy of the information sheet and instructions will be given to you with sampling bottle.
The “Homeowner Package” includes the recommended tests and costs $51 ($49 after the $3 bottle fee). A copy of the price list will be given to you with sampling bottle.
* Oconto County Public Health (Office hours: 8:00-4:00, Monday-Friday)
Oconto County Public Health offers FREE test kits to those who are eligible. Visit their website for complete information.
* State Lab of Hygiene or other private laboratories in the area.