Water Sample Service

Testing of your private well supply for bacteria is offered through the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge (HKPR) District Health Unit, free of charge.

Changes to water sample schedule because of Easter

There will be an interruption in the water sample schedule due to the Easter holiday. The last day for dropping off your samples before the holiday weekend will be Monday, April 6. Samples will not be accepted again until Wednesday, April 15.

Water sample drop-off changes due to the pandemic

Due to the main office in Wilberforce being closed to the public at this time, water sample bottles will be placed outside the main office door on Monday and Wednesday morning for those needing kits.

A small cooler will be placed beside outside for those wishing to drop off samples they have taken. Place the sample inside the cooler and close the lid to keep the samples cool. Staff will endeavor to ship samples for as long as the courier is in operation.

Sample bottles

Sample bottles can be picked up at the Municipal Office in Wilberforce.

Filled sample bottles are to be dropped off at the Wilberforce Municipal Office for shipment to the testing facility according to the schedule below.

Summer drop-off schedule

Between April 16 and October 1 samples can be dropped off biweekly on Mondays and Wednesdays, before noon.

Winter drop-off schedule

Between October 2 and April 15 samples can be dropped off weekly on Wednesdays, before noon.