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  • Arsenic in Maine Well Water

    December 12th, 2010

    Buyers are always encouraged to due their own due diligence when purchasing a home. In fact one of the items in the inspection subsection of our Purchase and Sale Agreement is the option to test water for high arsenic levels.

    A couple of resources for buyers and for sellers (It is smart to be proactive and test for arsenic prior to putting you home on the market):

    The general informational pamphlet from the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/eohp/wells/documents/ASBROCH3.pdf

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    A recently released report from The USGS in cooperation with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Assessment of Arsenic Concentrations in Domestic Well Water, by Town, in Maine, 2005–09