Lundar, Manitoba

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Well Water Testing Days

Well Water Testing Days 

The West Interlake Watershed Conservation District will be transporting water samples to the City of Winnipeg on the Folowing days:

June 3, 2015 and June 17, 2015

Bottles and Chain of Custody Forms can be picked up at your local RM Office or at the WIWCD Office (9 Main Street, Lundar, MB) or you can download Chain of Custody here.

Water Sample Requirements:

  • Samples for Coliform and E.Coli must be submitted in sterile bottles supplyed by Horizon Lab.
  • Samples for Coliform and E.Coli must be kept cool and arrive to the Laboratory within 24 hours of sampling.
  • Samples cannot be tested after 48 hours from time of sampling.

Water Sample Instructions for Coliform and E.Coli tests:

Please follow these instructions when collecting a sampe:

 1.  If the sample is collected from an indoor tap, remove the aereator screen from the end of the tap.

2.  Sterilize the end of the tap as follows:

           2.1. If  the faucet is made from metal, then flame it for 20 seconds with a lighter, or
           2.2. Use either 5.25% bleach or 60% isopropyl alcohol for cleaning the end of the tap.

        3.  Allow cold water tap to run for 2 or 3 minutes prior sampling.

       4.  Remove the plastic seal from sterile sample bottle and unscrew the cap (do not touch the inside of the cap or bottle). 

5. DO NOT rinse the bottle.

6.  Fill to 100-ml line indicated on the bottle.

7.  Cap the bottle being careful not to contaminate the cap.

8.  Write the date, time of sampling and your name in the label of the bottle. 

9.  Keep the sample cool.

Please have samples delivered to one of this locations:

  • RM of Grahamdale Office (204-768-2858) before 11:15 a.m.
  • RM of West Interlake (Ashern) Office (204-768-2641) before 11:30 a.m.
  • RM of West Interlake (Eriksdale) Office (204-739-2666) before 12:00 p.m.
  • RM of Coldwell Office (204-762-5421) before 1:00 p.m.
  • WIWCD Office (204-762-5850) before 1:00 p.m.
  • RM of Armstrong Office (204-278-3377) before 1:45 p.m.
  • RM of St. Laurent Office (204-646-2259) before 2:30 p.m.
  • RM of Woodlands Office (204-383-5679) before 3:00 p.m.

Samples are for WIWCD Residents