The Drop on Water is a series of fact sheets with information on different water quality parameters, such as bacteria and chemicals, that may be present in well water, as well as general information which will help homeowners protect their drinking water supplies and their health.
This series of fact sheets provides concise, easy-to-understand information for private well owners about what they can do to protect groundwater quality and maintain clean, safe drinking water.
Water Quality Fact Sheets
- Health Effects
- Taste, Smell or Colour
- Overall Water Quality
- General Groundwater Information for Homeowners
- Drinking Water Interpretation Tool
A complete listing of all the Drop on Water fact sheets is also available.
Our fact sheets all contain web links, which have recently changed. To find the current address, replace the “enla” portion of the old address with “nse”.
For example: novascotia.ca/enla/water/waterlabs.asp
is now: novascotia.ca/nse/water/waterlabs.asp