What is nitrate?
Nitrate forms when nitrogen from fertilizers, animal wastes, septic systems, municipal sewage and decaying plants combines with oxygenated water. The direction of ground water flow also may influence whether nitrate enters into wells. If you are pregnant or have infants under six months of age, you should check for nitrate. Nitrate interferes with the blood’s ability to carry oxygen thus causing symptoms of suffocation or “Blue Baby Syndrome”.

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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?