Township of Readington, New Jersey

2019 Readington Township Community Well Testing Announcement

The Readington Township Environmental Commission has announced the October 2019 dates for the annual Community Well Test Program.

Residents can have well water tested for coliform bacteria and nitrates for just $60 through the township’s Community Well Testing Program. Testing for other contaminants such as arsenic, lead, and radon is available at an additional cost. Each test kit comes with easy-to-follow instructions and all required containers.

Kits may be selected and purchased online at from September 30 - October 18. Instructions on picking up your kits from the municipal offices will be provided. Test kits will also be available in the evening on October 8th and 15th in the Municipal Building lobby from 5 - 8 pm and at the Three Bridges Library from 5 - 7 pm on Wednesdays October 9th and 16th.

All samples must then be dropped off at the Municipal Building on Monday, October 21, Tuesday, October 22 or Wednesday, October 23 between 6:30 - 9:00 am. Samples will be tested by a state-certified laboratory and test results communicated directly to residents about two weeks later.

The Readington Environmental Commission, in partnership with local nonprofit Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA), offers this water testing opportunity to residents and businesses each Fall at substantial savings over commercial rates.

Whether your water comes from a private well or a public water source like NJ American Water, you may take advantage of this Readington Township water testing event to test your water for lead. The Lead test is just $25.

For more information, please contact Mara Tippett of RHA at 908-234-1852, ext. 401 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. or the Readington Township Board of Health department at 908-534-4051 ext. 234. Visit the RHA website for demonstrations of proper well water sampling techniques (

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Whitehouse Station, NJ 08889