The Dubuque County Health Department receives grant funding through the State of Iowa to test drinking water in private wells. The water testing consists of 5 different containments that we will test for, Total Coliform Bacteria, E-coli, Nitrates, Arsenic, and Manganese, which is completely FREE to the homeowner. The process is quite simple, call the Dubuque County Health Department to schedule a time for us to come out to your home to take the samples. Testing takes place every Tuesday. These are the dates we have available, May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27.
There is also financial assistance available to homeowners for well plugging, well reconstruction and well shocking. Call the Dubuque County Health Department today to schedule your free private well test at (563) 557-7396.