Homeowners

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Healthy homes means healthier Vermonters. Learn more about how to create and keep a healthy home environment for yourself and your family.

Information for You

Vermont’s rivers, streams and lakes can be harmful to our health and safety when they flood. Learn about the steps you can take to stay safe before, during and after a flood.

Arsenic is a natural element found in some rocks and soils in Vermont and may get into groundwater.

An Environmental Impact Statement evaluates potential physical, biological, cultural and socioeconomic effects of a proposed action. A Public Health Assessment evaluates information on the release of hazardous substances into the environment and its past, current or future impact on public health.

The water test(s) to be ordered depends on the source of your water.

The Health Department Lab tests for radon, blue green algae and for bacteria in water.

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas at room temperature. It sometimes has a noticeable smell.

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