What are coliforms?
Coliform bacteria are micro-organisms that can be found in human and animal waste, soil, on vegetation and surface water runoff. If present, other bacteria, viruses and parasites may also be present that can make you sick.

Total coliform bacteria are used as indicators of microbial contamination of drinking water because testing for them is relatively simple. Coliform bacteria are hardier than many disease causing organisms; therefore, their absence from water is a good indication that the water is microbiologically safe for human consumption.

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1. How do I pay my Water/Utility bill?
2. How often am I billed for water/sewer?
3. What is the average quarterly water/sewer bill?
4. I will be moving in/out of Menomonee Falls, what do I need to do to start/cancel service?
5. Do I need a final read/bill done when I sell my home?
6. What is the hardness of my water?
7. Why do I have to permit my well if we don't drink the water?
8. Where can I test my well water other than the Village Water Utility?
9. What days and times do you accept water samples?
10. My water sample did not pass, what do I do?
11. How do you chlorinate (disinfect) a well?
12. What are coliforms?
13. What are fecal coliforms?
14. What is nitrate?
15. How much does it cost to abandon a well?