#HeadsUp: Popo Agie Conservation District’s well water testing day is Wednesday

As a service to our constituents, Popo Agie Conservation District (PACD) annually provides a Well Water Testing Day.  For 2019, it is this Wednesday, May 22nd.  You need to collect the water that morning and bring it to their office (221 S. 2nd Street, Lander) by 12:00 noon.  Option 1 is free and the other tests are at a 50% cost share.

You qualify to participate:

  1. If you live within the conservation district boundary which includes the communities of Lander, Ethete, Ft. Washakie, Hudson, Jeffery City, Atlantic City (click here to a map).
  2. If you have a well.  
Options Description Full




Option 1 Bacteria Coliform – Presence/Absence $23.00  0
Option 2 Annual Well Maintenance – Bacteria Coliform Presence/Absence,


$45.00 $22.50
Option 3* Family Water Quality – Bacteria Coliform Presence/Absence,

Sulfate, Total Hardness, Nitrate, Nitrite, Sodium, Total Dissolved Solids, pH, Fluoride, Chloride

*Option 3 – The Family Water Quality test provides baseline information.  

PACD will provide cost-share for this test once per drinking water well.  

$117.00 $58.50
Option 5 Livestock Suitability – Alkalinity (Total), Chloride, Nitrate +Nitrite as N,

Sulfate, Total Dissolved Solids, pH

$35.00 $17.50
Option 6 Irrigation Suitability – Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium

Sodium Adsorption Ratio (SAR), Conductivity

$45.00 $22.50

The Conservation District has testing kits. Payment must be made at the time you pick up the kit.  We accept checks and cash. Results of the analysis will be mailed directly to the landowner. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the PACD office at 332-3114.


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