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New Law Requires Sellers to Test for Arsenic in Well Water

Betty Jung All About…Portland, Oregon Real Estate

Many properties throughout our rural areas have wells for their primary source of drinking water. Effective January 1, 2010, sellers are required to test for arsenic in certain wells upon accepting an offer.

This year, the Oregon State Legislature passed Senate Bill 739, which requires testing for arsenic be added to the required tests for coliform