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Event Name:Free Well Water Testing
Description:

The Free Well Water Testing Event will be held at the Farmington Museum, during the Farmington Growers Market.

 

Event Date:8/3/2019
Event Time:8 AM to 12 PM
Location:Farmington Museum
3041 E. Main Farmington, NM
Farmington, NM 87402
Contact Person:Bonnie Hopkins
(phone: 505-334-9496)
Details:NM Environmental Department and NM‐DOH will be offering up to 150 free water tests for private wells serving homes not connected to a public water utility to residents of Farmington and surrounding communities in San Juan County. The tests included are Electrical Conductivity, Sulfates, Nitrate, Arsenic, Fluoride, Iron and pH. 

How to collect a water sample for the Water Fair

  1. Fill a clean glass or plastic container without any strong odors, with at least a quart or a liter (i.e. half a gallon) of your well water.
  2. If the home has a whole house filtration system, collect the water at the well head prior to any filtration or softener systems if possible.
  3. Let the water run 2-3 minutes before collecting the sample.
  4. Fill the container with water as close to the time of testing as possible.
  5. Come to the water fair in your community at the date and time specified above and complete the Well Test Form.
  6. Results will be mailed to you within 2-4 weeks.
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