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Free Nitrate Testing Coming To Rupert


By Brittany Cooper

Rupert, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) Owners of private wells can get their drinking water tested for free next weekend.

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality staff will provide nitrate testing from eight to noon on Saturday.

This will be during the Minidoka Memorial Community Health Fair at the hospital.

If you want to participate, please collect the water sample the morning of the 28th.

Officials say nitrate is the most widespread containment in groundwater in Idaho.

For more information, please call (208) 736-2190 or email

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