Should I have my well water tested for other things besides bacteria?
This is highly recommended if your well water has never been tested for other contaminants. Since nitrates are used in lawn fertilizer and they are highly soluble in water, presence of nitrates is a good indicator that your well may be affected by surface activity.

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1. How can I tell if my well has been affected by surface activity?
2. If I suspect my well is affected by surface activity what should I do?
3. Should I have my well water tested for other things besides bacteria?
4. What activities should I do to protect my well?
5. Can I have animals on my property?
6. How do I know if my well is in a limestone geology area?
7. Can I fill in a sinkhole on my property?