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Water Testing Program

The Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to offer the 2017 Water Testing Program with certified results for Hamilton County municipalities, residents and businesses.2017poster

Kit 1
(a) Unchlorinated Water Bacteriological (no powder in bottle) - Total coliform / E. coli: $ 25.00
(b) Unchlorinated Water Bacteriological (no powder in bottle) - E. coli beach enumeration*: $ 35.00

Kit 2
Chlorinated Water Bacteriological (white powder in bottle) - Total coliform / E. coli: $ 25.00

Nitrate/Nitrite analysis and salt screening are no longer available.

Water Test Kits
Water test kits and instructions are available at any Hamilton County municipal office and at the District office across from the County Courthouse Complex. Kits are available all hours at the District’s lower entryway. Kits will not be shipped and must be picked up at one of the above locations. Participants should be encouraged to carefully follow the instructions included in the kits.

2018 Water Sample Delivery
From 8:30 am – 12:00 PM on the following days:

  • Monday, May 21
  • Monday, June 18
  • Monday, July 16
  • Monday, August 20
  • Monday, September 17

Payment of cash or check will be due when samples are dropped off. Make check payable to Hamilton County SWCD. Samples will be analyzed by the Mohawk Valley Water Authority and the results will be mailed directly.

Water Sample Collection Instructions
Disinfection of Small Water Supply Wells and Distribution Systems

Local Labs

* Please note this is a non inclusive list. Check your local listings for other options.

The District’s accomplishments would not be possible without the support of the State of New York, Hamilton County, and FLLOWPA.