Vermont Law Requires Testing of Newly Drilled Wells
In April 2019, a new Vermont law passed requiring testing of new groundwater resources for single-family residences. The requirement is in the Water Quality section of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Wastewater System and Potable Water Supply Rules. Note that the Rules also talk about other situations when a groundwater drinking water source serving a single-family residence or other building must be tested.
Download the fact sheet: Summary of What New Drilled Well Owners Need to Know