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How to Sample Drinking Water and Understand the Results

Instructions to follow to obtain valid samples of drinking water to be tested for microbial contamination.
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If flooding, loss of water pressure, or recurrent diarrhea in your family has you wondering whether your drinking water has become contaminated, follow these instructions Adobe Acrobat PDF Document to:

  • find a qualified lab to analyze your water sample
  • take a sample of your water that will give valid results, and
  • understand the results when you get the lab report.