The State of Maine follows the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) drinking water standards and health advisory levels for contaminants found in well water. 1 in 10 wells in Maine has too much arsenic, uranium, radon, or other harmful chemicals. The only way to know if your water is safe to drink is to test it. Public water supplies meet EPA standards and can provide water quality information. Learn more about Water Quality below.
2022 Well Water Testing Program
Free well water testing program for Bar Harbor property owners with private wells. Read more here.