The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Resource Management Lab provides a water analysis test called EPA Method Number 524.2. This test is $120 and requires a special sampling bottle obtainable from the lab and from the Health Department. The test provides the lowest detection levels for 60-some-odd organic compounds and meets the intent of the requirements. The test quantitates the amount of any volatile organic compound tested.
The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Water Resource Management Lab can be reached by calling 603-271-3445.
Well testing may be done at any New Hampshire Certified Well Testing Lab.
Notice for Well Installers
Well installers and builders please note that it takes approximately 2 weeks to get VOC test results. Please plan accordingly as VOC well test results are required prior to issuing the Certificate of Occupancy.