PUTNAM COUNTY — The Putnam County Health Department and Putnam Soil and Water is offering a private well testing program.

Testing options available are:

• Bacteria — $25, Total Coliform Bacteria and E.Coli Verification. Details through the Health Department, 419-523-5608.

• Nitrate — $25, Nitrate, Nitrite, Ammonia, Chloride, Sulfate, Fluoride, Dissolved Phosphorus, Silica and Conductivity.

• Pesticide — $60, Major Herbicides - Atrazine, Cyanazine, Simazine, Alachlor, Metolachlor and Acetochlor.

• Metals — $75, Aluminum, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Magnesium, Manganese, Nickel, Potassium, Selenium, Sodium, Strontium, Vanadium and Zinc.

You will be able to pick up your test kit with payment at the Putnam SWCD Office. Bring your kit on July 30 and you will receive your confidential results in 2 - 4 weeks. Collection Day is July 30 with extended hours, 1 to 6:30 p.m. Contact Putnam SWCD at 419-523-5159 for more information.