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.

Water samples will not be accepted on Monday, September 5, 2022 due to the municipal office and testing lab being closed for Labour Day. Drop offs will return to normal on Wednesday, September 7, 2022.

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.

Outdoor water sample drop-off

Water sample bottles are placed outside the main office door on Monday and/or Wednesday mornings depending on the time of year (see schedule below) 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. 

Summer drop-off schedule

Between April 16 and October 1 samples can be dropped off weekly 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.