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    Programs that conduct tests of the drinking water that is available to people in their homes or other buildings to detect the presence of hazardous chemicals or other pollutants, and to analyze water composition in terms of softness, odor, color and contaminants (including chemicals such as magnesium sulphate, sodium sulphate and sodium chloride) that, while harmless, affect taste. Tests may be conducted by the authority responsible for the water system or by independent companies. Also available are test kits which can be used in the home for this purpose.

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    Adams County Water Testing ServiceThis service is offered to Adams County citizens on the 1st Wednesday of each month, unless noted otherwise. Containers for water samples must be obtained at the Conservation District Office. Water samples must be drawn on the morning of the testing day and brought to our office by 10:00am. The cost of the test must be paid for then. We Do Not do the testing. We only provide the service and reduced cost of the test, if we can.AdamsAdams County Conservation DistrictAdams County Conservation District
    City of Lancaster - Bureau of WaterAdditional numbers: -Laboratory (water tests): 291-4818 -Water main breaks(Days): 291-4829 Consumer services include: - Maintenance of broken water main - Maintains mains - Maintains meters - Maintains lines from main to valve box at curb (curb to meter is homeowners responsibility) - Handles complaints about cloudy or dirty water - Investigation of low water pressure - Providing information about the water supply. (Call Laboratory at 291-4818) - Maintains a list of local laboratories that have been certified by the EPA to test the water quality.(i.e. Lead content, call the Laboratory at 291-4818) LancasterCity of Lancaster - Bureau of WaterCity of Lancaster - Department of Public Works
    Department of Environmental Protection - Bethlehem District OfficeResponsible for administering Pennsylvania's environmental laws and regulations. Specific services include monitoring air quality and drinking water and inspecting landfills. NorthamptonDepartment of Environmental Protection - Bethlehem District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    Department of Environmental Protection - Lancaster District OfficeServices include: - Air Quality Program handles issues regulated by the Clean Air Act. (i.e., asbestos removal, air pollution, odor, demolition, VOC emissions) - Water Supply Management oversees all public water supplies, and bottled water plants - Waste Management deals with hazardous and solid waste clean up, recycling and disposal issues - Water Quality/Management works with the city and county governments to provide evaluation of sewage disposal management - Conducts sewer planning reviews, including new county subdivisions - Water testing kits available for purchase - Offers a Radon Hotline to answer questions on what radon is, how to test, and remediation methods and services The Eating and Drinking program formerly handled by this office has been transferred to the PA Department of Agriculture. Also, the Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools. Contact the Reading office at 610-378-4377. LancasterDepartment of Environmental Protection - Lancaster District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    Department of Environmental Protection - Reading District OfficeServices include: - Air Quality Program handles issues regulated by the Clean Air Act. (i.e., asbestos removal, air pollution, odor, demolition, VOC emissions) - Water Supply Management oversees all public water supplies, and bottled water plants - Waste Management deals with hazardous and solid waste clean up, recycling and disposal issues - Water Quality/Management works with the city and county governments to provide evaluation of sewage disposal management - Conducts sewer planning reviews, including new county subdivisions - Water testing kits available for purchase - Offers a Radon Hotline to answer questions on what radon is, how to test, and remediation methods and services The Eating and Drinking program formerly handled by this office has been transferred to the PA Department of Agriculture. Also, the Department of Health now handles complaints on swimming pools. Contact the Reading office at 610-378-4377. BerksDepartment of Environmental Protection - Reading District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Knox District OfficePermitting, inspection and enforcement for all environmental programsClarionPennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Knox District OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection - Northwest Regional OfficePermitting, inspection and enforcement for all environmental programsCrawfordDepartment of Environmental Protection - Northwest Regional OfficePennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
    USEPA Office of Ground Water & Drinking Water - Safe Drinking Water HotlineThe Safe Drinking Water Hotline provides the general public, regulators, medical and water professionals, academia, and media, with information about drinking water and ground water programs authorized under the Safe Drinking Water Act. The Hotline is operated under contract by Booz Allen Hamilton, Incorporated, and housed in its Crystal City, Virginia, offices. The Hotline responds to factual questions in the following program areas: Local drinking water quality Drinking water standards Public drinking water systems Source water protection Large capacity residential septic systems Commercial, and industrial septic systems Injection wells Drainage wells DauphinUSEPA Office of Ground Water & Drinking WaterUSEPA Office of Ground Water & Drinking Water
    Water/Soil Test Kits - Bradford County Conservation DistrictEnvironmental test kits & Bradford Co MapsBradfordBradford County Conservation DistrictBradford County Conservation District

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