|WHEN: May 22, 2021, 2 pm – 5 pm |
WHERE: HILLSBOROUGH MUNICIPAL COMPLEX (rear parking lot, in between the library and police department).
EVENT DETAILS: Hillsborough Township, in partnership with Raritan Headwaters, is hosting a WELL WATER TESTING EVENT. Any resident that would like to have their well water tested may purchase a test kit at a discounted rate at this event. Representatives will be on site to answer any question you may have regarding your well water.
Once participants purchase a test kit, they will be given instructions on how to properly take the sample. The sample must then be returned to the same location on MAY 26, 2021 between 7 am and 9:30 am, so that it can be delivered to the state certified testing laboratory.
RESULTS WILL BE MAILED DIRECTLY TO PARTICIPANTS APPROXIMATELY 2 WEEKS AFTER SUBMISSION OF SAMPLE.
Some of the tests that will be available:
— Basic Kit (includes coliform bacteria, e.coli, & nitrate. Should be tested for every year) $60.
–Arsenic (More than 20% of wells sampled in Hillsborough exceed the safe drinking water standards for arsenic) $35.
— Radon (Somerset County is a High Risk area for Radon. Should be tested at least once) $50.
— Gross Alpha (test for uranium and radium. Should be tested at least once) $80.
— Other tests will also be available (see health department website for more details and available testing options).
Acceptable forms of payment: checks, cash, and credit cards.
**** FACE MASKS ARE REQUIRED, AND PLEASE MAINTAIN A 6’ DISTANCE. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE! ****
Please call 908-369-5652 if further information is needed.