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Groundwater Testing

Practice Code: 355
Reporting Unit: Number (No.)

The groundwater testing practice includes testing for physical, biological, and chemical characteristics of groundwater in a well or spring development.

Purposes and Benefits

  •  To determine the quality of a water supply for the intended use

Conservation Practice Documents

Web link image: Field Office Technical GuideDocuments associated with this and other conservation practices are available at the NRCS Field Office Technical Guide Web site.


Related Conservation Practices

This practice is commonly used in a Conservation Management System with practices such as:

Watering Facility (614)
Water Well (642)

If you want to learn how you can protect natural resources on your farm or forest land, please contact your local NRCS Service Center.


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