For anyone looking to start homebaking that has a private well for water, you will need to get your water tested for coliform. The state websites will take you in a big circle as far as who to contact, how to proceed, etc.
I finally got someone from the Department of Agriculture to send me a few links to certified labs, I emailed them, then…[Read more]
Here are more labs on this page: http://ccetompkins.org/environment/water-conservation-quality/labs-for-testing-your-drinking-water
Did you figure this out? I am just starting with the application and am in the same position. The nys.gov pages take you in circles on this one. Then, there are phone numbers to call where no one answers and emails that do not get quick responses. I did finally find a short list of state approved labs for private well testing. This lab will mail…[Read more]