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Water Testing

Water Testing

Testing for the presence of coliform in drinking water is done by the City of Bloomington's Dillman Water Treatment Lab. By using this local facility as opposed to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), the Monroe County Health Department saves time and money.

To have your water tested, please contact:

Dillman Road Wastewater Treatment Plant
100 W. Dillman Road, Bloomington, IN  47403
(812) 824-4900
For Lab Sample Drop Off Hours, visit HERE

Public services at the lab include performing bacteria tests on samples from swimming pools and private well water. Samples can be brought in for testing or empty sample bottles picked up during the hours noted above.

Water Testing Form

Well Water Disinfection Information

Groundwater and Water Well Information for Consumers -

Well Water Tip Sheets  (October 2013 - August 2018)

The Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) is seeking additional private well owners to receive an in-person water well assessment completed at the well using a new assessment tool.

The assessment tool will help a well owner understand the potential risks and vulnerabilities that might impact the drinking water. It considers site conditions, geology, land use practices, well construction, and maintenance. RCAP will not be opening the well or sampling from the tap.

To nominate your well for an assessment, please send an email to Steve Wilson at with the well owner name, email address, and telephone number along with the well location.

In the event of a flood emergency, please consider the following information: 

Directions for Disintecting Well and Water Sources

Directions for Treating Drinking Water in Small Quantities

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Contact Us

Penny Caudill,
Health Administrator
Health Building
119 W 7th St
Bloomington, IN 47404
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2543
  • Fax: (812) 339-6481
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