3020 Rucker Avenue, Suite 306
Everett, WA 98201-3900
425.339.5210 fax 425.339.5216
CONTACTS: Kevin Plemel/Environmental Health/425.339.5250/[email protected]
Suzanne Pate/Public Information Officer/425.339.8704/[email protected]
Free bacteriological water tests for flooded private wells in Snohomish County
Test your well water for FREE - pick up a water sample bottle at Snohomish Health District sites
SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. - To help Snohomish County residents stay healthy in the flood aftermath, local Public Health will test flooded private wells for free until February 10, 2009.
Get disinfection information and water sample bottles from Snohomish Health District sites, Mon-Fri 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.:
v 3020 Rucker Ave., Suite 104, Everett*
v 6101 - 200th St. SW, Lynnwood
*Water samples must be returned to the Everett office for testing.
Flooding can contaminate private wells, making the water unsafe to use. To ensure safe drinking water, individual water supplies in flooded areas need to be disinfected and tested prior to use. Test results generally are available in 2 to 5 business days.
Visit www.snohd.org for flood sanitation fact sheets, or call our Environmental Health desk at 425.339.5250.
Celebrating 50 years of service in 2009, the Snohomish Health District works for a safer and healthier community through disease prevention, health promotion, and protection from environmental threats.