Central Coast Drinking Water
Well Testing Program
What the program offers:
Free well sampling is being offered to central coast households who get their drinking water from a domestic well.
This sampling will analyze 18 different parameters in a State Certified Lab.
Test results and information will be presented after the analysis, as well as support on how to interpret the results.
Tips on what to do if your well is contaminated and how to protect your well from contamination.
Resources on free replacement drinking water programs.
The testing is focused on Primary Contaminants that are known to cause health effects, like nitrate, arsenic, and 1,2,3-Trichloropropane (1,2,3-TCP).
Counties where testing is available
San Luis Obispo (limited availability)
Testing may also be available in the southern portion of Santa Clara County and small portions of San Mateo, Ventura and Kern counties that are within the jurisdiction of Region 3 - Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board