The Cornell Soil & Water Lab does not operate as a commercial water quality
testing laboratory. If you are concerned about the current status of your private drinking water well,
or about future impacts from natural gas development, we are providing
some references below on how to get your water tested.
- Information from Cornell Cooperative Extension on water quality standards and water testing.
- A summary
from the NYS Water Resources Institute
on considerations for water testing with possible natural gas development in New York.
- A list of commercial labs certified by the NY
Department of Health to do water quality testing.
For information on
the Marcellus shale and hydraulic fracturing for natural
gas in general, check out this link
for a list of references.
Please contact Lauren
McPhillips about this material.
Last updated October 2012