In Minnesota private well owners are responsible for testing their wells and for their own drinking water safety. Because of this, it important to be aware of contaminants that could be present in your well. Nitrates and E. Coli are common and important contamination concerns. You may also be concerned about pesticide contaminants, like atrazine. This video will explain some of the ways a well could be contaminated, how to go about taking a sample of your water to be tested for atrazine and what to do if atrazine is detected in your well.
LIST OF LABS THAT CAN TEST FOR ATRAZINE
For Information on:
Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), 625 Robert Street N, St. Paul, MN 55155-2538, firstname.lastname@example.org