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Community Advisory - Contaminated Well Water

The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority will offer a free testing service for individuals whose private water supply is impacted by spring run-off.

People who think their private well or cistern may have been contaminated can call the Saskatchewan Watershed Authority at 1-866-837-8420 (1-866-TEST H20) to find out if they are eligible for no-cost testing.

The free testing will be available from April 18 to June 1, 2011.

In addition, in cases where individuals present themselves at a health region office and indicate that they want to sample their well water that has been flooded, the Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory will  provide no-cost testing for these types of situations and for the same period of time.

In order for the test fees to be waived the water sample container must be accompanied with the blue "payment exempt" test requisition form.

Wells should receive shock chlorination before water sampling is taken. For information on that process, go to or call your local public health inspector at:

Estevan Public Health
Box 5000-201
S4A 2V6
Tel: (306) 637-3626

Weyburn Public Health
Box 2003
S4H 279
Tel: (306) 842-8618

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For information about a private wells flood advisory, go to





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