Water Supply Testing, Private

Bacteriological analysis of private water samples will be performed on a demand basis.


Water samples must be collected in approved containers that are available from all Government Service Centre offices throughout the Province. It is critical to follow the directions contained on the form provided with the water sample collection container. Water samples should be delivered to the nearest Government Service Centre office except in St. John’s where the samples must be delivered to the Miller Centre. Samples will not be accepted on Friday or on any day preceding a public holiday.


Statutes Regulations
Health and Community Services Act Sanitation Regulations


No fee required.

Applications and Publications

Printed copies of applications and publications are available at the Government Service Centre Division’s regional and area offices.



Test results will be mailed to the providerIn some circumstances the providers may be contacted by telephone to explain the test results.