Landlords & Renters

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Information for You

Lead poisoning can be prevented when you know what danger signs and hazards to look for in your home or in other places.

Untreated surface water in rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds is not safe to drink unless it is treated to remove bacteria, viruses, and parasites.

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory offers two tests for radioactivity in drinking water: gross alpha activity and radon in water

The Vermont Department of Health Laboratory tests different types of environmental water samples for bacteria like E.coli or Legionella

Arsenic is a natural element found in some rocks and soil in Vermont. People routinely take in very small amounts of arsenic from the air, from water, and from food.

The Health Department and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have specific asbestos-related requirements for renovating and demolishing buildings and structures.

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