Radon in Well Water Resources

UMass Extension

This fact sheet is one in a series on drinking water wells, testing, protection, common contaminants, and home water treatment methods available on-line at the University of Massachusetts website:

Fact Sheet

Cape Cod Cooperative Extension:


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MA Department of Environmental Protection 

Division of Environmental Analysis Offers assistance, information on testing and state certified laboratories:

For a listing of MassDEP certified private laboratories in Massachusetts:

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - New England Office

Information and education on where drinking water comes from; drinking water testing and national laws; and how to prevent contamination:

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EPA link

List of primary and secondary drinking water standards:

MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection


Registered well drillers, well locations and construction

NSF International

NSF International has tested and certified treatment systems since 1965. 

For information on water treatment systems:


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Water Quality Association

The Water Quality Association is a not-for-profit international trade association representing the household, commercial, industrial,
and small community water treatment industry. 

Water quality contaminants and treatment systems

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