Sullivan County Labs

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Well Remediation

What to do if you test positive for the presence of Coliform bacteria (or other common bacteria).

First step is to determine the well type by clicking here:

https://www.health.ny.gov/environmental/water/drinking/regulations/fact_sheets/fs5_susceptible_water_sources.htm

Once you have determined the well type, you can click here to find out the best practice for disinfecting: 

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-05/documents/epa816f05021.pdf