The Benton-Franklin Health District maintains an accredited laboratory that performs bacteriological monitoring and limited water chemistry. The most commonly performed drinking water quality tests are coliform bacteria, nitrates and fluoride.  The Lab is also accredited for various waste water tests.  For a full list of water tests that can be run by our Lab, click here.2022-2023 Scope of Accreditation

If you are using water from a private well, testing the water is the only way to find out it if is free from contaminants. As the owner of the well, you are the person responsible for testing the water.