State Laboratory temporarily halts nitrate/nitrite testing for well water

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FORD COUNTY - The Ford County Health Department has announced that the State Laboratory is not currently accepting nitrate or nitrite samples from home owners who wish to test their well water.

Officials say the State Laboratory is expected to begin accepting nitrate and nitrite well water samples after July 20.  Officials also say home owners who need the testing to be conducted before July 20 should contact a private laboratory.

For more information, call the Ford County Public Health Department at (217) 379-9281.

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