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Nitrate and Fluoride Water Testing Payment

Public Health recommends private well owners test for bacteria (i.e. E. coli and coliforms) as well as nitrates and fluoride. Testing for bacteria is free and is funded by Public Health Ontario. Testing for nitrates or fluoride is $20.20 each.

For information about where to get water sample bottles, please visit: Where can I get water sample bottles? For information about the avaliable drop-off locations in the Region of Waterloo, please visit: Where can I drop off water samples for testing?

Please provide proof of payment for nitrate and/or fluoride testing when dropping off your filled water sample bottle at the following locations:


Online payment accepted at the following locations:

  • Woolwich at 24 Church St. W., Elmira
  • Wilmot at 60 Snyder's Rd. W., Baden
  • Wellesley at 4639 Lobsinger Line, Crosshill
  • North Dumfries at 106 Earl Thompson Rd., 3rd Floor, Ayr

 Region of Waterloo CSR Desk

Online payment, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, cheque or exact cash payment methods are avaliable at the following locations:

  • Cambridge at 150 Main St.
  • Waterloo at 99 Regina St. S.

Please note: Drop-off for nitrate/fluoride testing is only avaliable on the last Tuesday of each month. All completed samples must be dropped off within 24 hours of taking the sample. 

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