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Why should I test my water?
If you are on a private shallow well and have a household member considered a high public health risk, it is a good idea to test your water for nitrate. It is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless chemical that is only detectable by chemical testing. It is also a good idea to test for coliform.

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1. Why should I test my water?
2. Aren’t water supplies tested and treated to be safe?
3. How do I have my water tested?
4. Where do I go to get my water tested?
5. How much does the water test cost?
6. What do my test results mean?
7. What should I do if I find out my water isn’t safe to drink?
8. Where can I get more information?
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