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List of Required Parameters for Private Well Testing

 
Total Coliform
*Fecal Coliform
or E.coli
Nitrate
Iron
Manganese
 pH 
VOCs
Lead
Arsenic
Mercury
Gross Alpha
Particle Activity
Atlantic
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
2
Bergen
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Burlington
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
2
Camden
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
2
Cape May
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
3
Cumberland
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
1
Essex
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Gloucester
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
1
Hudson
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Hunterdon
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
3
Mercer
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
3
Middlesex
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
3
Monmouth
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
3
Morris
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Ocean
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
3
Passaic
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Salem
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
 
X
2
Somerset
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Sussex
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
4
   
Union
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
   
Warren
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
4
   

*Fecal Coliform or E. Coli testing is required only if a sample tests positive for total coliform. See N.J.A.C. 7:9E-2.1(a)2.

1 = testing required starting March 15, 2003
2 = testing required starting September 16, 2003
3 = testing required starting March 16, 2004
4 = testing required starting March 14, 2008

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