All residents who are serviced by private wells are responsible for the quality of their water source. It is recommended that all residents on a private well sample their water supply on a regular basis.
Water sampling bottles and additional information regarding private wells, well water testing and sample drop off locations are available from the Regional Municipality of York, Public Health Department.
Georgina Water Sample Drop Off
Until further notice, private well water sample pick-up and drop-off is limited to two locations (noted below) from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. from Monday to Thursday only (closed statutory holidays).
Georgina - 24262 Woodbine Ave. Keswick (behind Tim Hortons)
Newmarket - Tannery Building - Public Health, 465 Davis Drive, 2nd Floor, (drop-off and bottle pick-up)
Alternatively, water samples for private citizen drinking water can be dropped off at the Public Health Laboratory located at 81 Resources Rd., Etobicoke, from Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (closed statutory holidays). For more information, or questions about private well water quality, contact Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.