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

Information for You

Learn how to make sure your well or spring is properly constructed and maintained to help keep your drinking water safe from contaminants. Find information and requirements for real estate transactions and rental properties.

If you get your drinking water from a private well or spring, you should have it tested on a regular basis so you can protect your family's health. Find out what you should test your drinking water for and how often.

Vermont law requires water to be tested when a new groundwater drinking source is installed for single-family residences. Find out what you need to do.

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

The links below will help you learn about contaminants that could affect Vermont waters, including your drinking water.

Today, more and more properties - from market rate housing to public housing - are going smoke-free. That's because a smoke-free property is legal, healthy, safe and cost effective.