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Certified Drinking Water Labs

The Hendricks County Health Department recommends certified laboratories be used for well water testing. The Indiana State Department of Health certifies Water Testing Laboratories and a list of certified labs is available on their website at http://www.in.gov/isdh/24859.htm. You will need to contact a specific laboratory about costs for specific testing.

Open Burning and Outdoor Hydronic Heaters

Uncontrolled burning of debris and outdoor wood fired boilers can result in the emission of particulates, carbon monoxide, and nitrogen oxides, which are regulated pollutants. Outdoor burning and outdoor wood fired boilers are regulated in the State of Indiana. Please see the Indiana Department of Environmental website for more information: Open Burning and Outdoor Wood-fired Boilers, or Hydronic Heaters.

Asbestos http://www.in.gov/idem/4156.htm  
Mold http://www.in.gov/isdh/24347.htm  
Lead ISDH Lead and Healthy Homes Program http://www.in.gov/isdh/19124.htm
  EPA Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil               

http://www.epa.gov/lead/

  EPA Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) http://www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/renovation.htm

Protecting yourself from mosquito-borne diseases 

Health Effects of Climate Change

Other useful information may be found at these websites:

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