What resources can provide further information?

Water Quality Monitoring

  • Garfield County, Colorado, Department of Public Health, “Water Treatment Decision Guide.” This guide gives guidance to well owners on how to interpret the results of well water quality laboratory reports and gives guidance on what actions to take in light of the results.
  • Penn State Extension, Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences website, “Drinking Water.” The Penn State Extension website contains information, recorded webinars, and resources on how to test private well water and interpret the results.
  • Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project website, “Water.” The Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project (SWP-EHP) is a nonprofit environmental health organization that offers support to Southwestern Pennsylvania residents who are concerned about the health impacts of gas drilling. The website contains guidelines, step-by-step guidance, and tips for testing private well water.