Testing your well water

testing your well waterClean Wisconsin’s report, Don’t Drink the Water, found molybdenum levels beyond state enforcement levels in nearly half the wells tested in Southeastern Wisconsin alone. Homeowners and residents who depend on private wells can have their water tested to best ensure safety.

Clean Wisconsin is seeking water testing records, particularly molybdenum, boron and arsenic, from around the state to help expand the report and tell a clearer story about drinking water safety.

Following is a list of Wisconsin-certified labs that test for molybdenum, boron and arsenic, as well as other contaminants:
Badger Laboratories & Engineering, Neenah, 920-729-1100
Water Right, Appleton, 920-739-9401
CT Laboratories, Baraboo, 608-356-2760
Davy Laboratories, La Crosse, 608-782-3130
Northern Lake Service Inc., Crandon, 715-478-2777
PACE Analytical Services, Inc., Green Bay, 920-469-2436
Public Health Madison-Dane County Lab, Madison, 608-266-4821
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, Madison, 800-442-4618.

For a complete list of Wisconsin certified labs, click here. When contacting a lab near you regarding testing, be sure to ask if they are certified to test for molybdenum, arsenic and boron and any other contaminants you may be interested in.

Once you have your results, email them to groundwater@cleanwisconsin.org.