Drinking Water Quality in Iowa County

Water Tests

Drinking water testing bottles are available at the Iowa County UW-Extension Office in Dodgeville.

It’s easy to take a water sample:

  1. Pick up the sample bottle(s) at the UW-Extension Office  in Dodgeville.
  2. Follow the directions to take your sample(s).
  3. Mail your sample to the lab in Stevens Point with your order form and check.
Bacteria, Nitrate, Chloride, Alkalinity, pH, Hardness, Conductivity
Tests for pesticides/herbicides like atrazine, simazine, others
Metals Package
Includes arsenic, calcium, copper, iron, lead, magnesium, manganese, potassium, sodium, sulfate, zinc

For more information on groundwater quality and drinking water quality in Iowa County, or how you can have your well water tested, email Barry Hottmann at the Iowa County UW Extension Office — (608)¬†930-9850 or email the Iowa County Health Department — (608) 930-9870