Sources of Coliform Bacteria Contamination in Home Well Water Bacteria can contaminate your well water without any change in taste or odor to the water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recommends annual testing of residential water wells for coliform bacteria. Generally, there are two categories of coliform bacteria that are found in well water, total … Continue reading What You Should Know About Coliform Bacteria in Your Home Well Water
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Can I test my own well water for coliform bacteria at home?
A question we often get is: “I'm mainly concerned with the safety of my well water. Can I test it myself for coliform bacteria?” According to the USEPA, coliform bacteria are common in the environment. While coliform may or may not make you sick, the presence of these bacteria in well water or spring water … Continue reading Can I test my own well water for coliform bacteria at home?