• Lincoln County officials direct suspension of water sampling for general public

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    LINCOLN COUNTY, N.C. - Lincoln County is suspending most of its water sampling for the general public.

    [LINK: Public notice on health officials suspending water sampling in Lincoln Co.]

    The county environmental health office said the move is due to a severe staffing shortage.

    [LINK: Certified drinking water laboratories]

    [LINK: Lincoln County Environmental Health]

    The office will still do sampling for new well permits and doctors' orders.

    The office released a list of private labs in the area for sampling.

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