Free private well testing for wildfire-impacted properties

The Oregon Health Authority is providing free private well testing vouchers to property owners impacted by the 2020 Labor Day wildfires.

How it works:

  1. If you’re eligible for the program, apply online.
  2. OHA will send you a voucher that covers the cost of a having a certified laboratory test a sample of your well water.
  3. Follow OHA’s guidance on how to assess your well, and collect a water sample.
  4. Submit the sample and voucher to a laboratory for testing. The voucher will cover the cost of the lab test.
  5. OHA will contact you with your test results and next steps.

More information, eligibility criteria and applications are online. Application deadline is May 15 2021, while supplies last.

Note: You do not need to participate in the Step 2 cleanup program to qualify for OHA’s well testing voucher.