News A reminder to get well water tested seasonally SHARE ON: Drew Hosick, contributor, Tuesday, Jun. 12th, 2018 The watermain flushing will go on for the next three weeks (Photo credit: supplied) Hastings and Prince Edward Public Health is reminding you to test your well water. According to the health unit, well water is tested for bacteria. Getting your water tested is a good way to catch any changes in the quality of drinking water. Teresa Clow, a Senior Public Health Inspector with the Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit recommends water be tested throughout the year. //www.mybancroftnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ClowWaterTesting.mp3 Clow says sometime during the summer is also a good idea to test water. //www.mybancroftnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ClowSumer.mp3 Clow says testing is free for private wells. You can visit http://hpepublichealth.ca/ for more information on where you can pick up and drop off your free water bottle samples for private wells. You can also learn how to disinfect a well if it’s required, along with other drinking water information.