Posted by Jeff Wahl on 8/15/2020 to Real Estate Considerations
"For most people, purchasing a home in the country is one of the most important transactions they make."
In the interest of water safety for the purchaser, a properly conducted bacteriological water sample is a good practice and is in the best interests for all parties involved in the real estate transaction. Adherence to the Canadian Drinking Water Quality Guidelines should be required as part of water sampling for any rural real estate purchase.
Sampling conducted during a real estate transaction can be taken by the seller, buyer or a third party.