Categories for Water Testing

Water Testing for Private Wells: Ensuring Safe and Clean Water Supply

March 19, 2024

Private wells are a popular source of drinking water for many households, especially in rural areas where access to municipal water systems may be limited. While private wells can provide a reliable and cost-effective water supply, they also come with the responsibility of ensuring that the water is safe and clean for consumption. One crucial aspect of maintaining a private well is regular water testing. By testing the water from your private well, you can ensure that it meets health and safety standards, identify potential contaminants, and take necessary steps to protect your family’s health. In this blog post, we... View Article

Detecting Hidden Dangers: Why Regular Water Testing is Crucial

July 14, 2023

Detecting Hidden Dangers: Why Regular Water Testing is Crucial The Importance of Clean and Safe Water Clean and safe water is essential for maintaining good health and well-being. Not only do we rely on water for drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene, but it also plays a crucial role in various industries like food production and healthcare. However, the quality of the water we use is often taken for granted, and its potential dangers may go unnoticed. This is where regular water testing comes into play, as it helps to detect hidden dangers lurking in our water sources. Identifying Harmful Bacteria... View Article

The Best Way To Test Your Well Water

March 13, 2023

The Best Way To Test Your Well Water If you’re concerned about your well water quality, there are several ways to test it. Choosing the best way for you is important. 1. Portable Test Kit There are many different types of portable test kits that can be used to check for the presence of contaminants. Some are simple paper test strips that simply dip into a sample and determine the color change; other kits use spectrophotometers or analytical detectors to provide more accurate results. There is also a variety of semi-quantitative reagent kits that require no sample extraction or other specialized... View Article

The Importance Of Regularly Testing Your Drinking Water

February 15, 2023

Whether you have a private well or drink city water, it’s important to regularly test your drinking water. This is because water contains microscopic chemicals and particles that can be harmful to your health if they enter your body through the tap. Many of these contaminants are tasteless and odorless, so you may never know their presence until they start to harm you.  It’s A Legal Requirement  When water is contaminated with chemicals, bacteria, or pathogens, it can cause serious illness in young children, pregnant women and adults who have weakened immune systems. Fortunately, regular testing can catch these contaminants before... View Article

How To Interpret Water Test Results

November 11, 2022

All homeowners who rely on wells for their residential water supply should sign up for regular testing. But do you know what those test results are saying? If you are using well water for the first time, you may not be familiar yet with the details that will be provided. Continue with this article so you can learn how to interpret water results. Well Water Test Results Explained Upon opening your well water test results, you will likely see entries for different contaminants, units, and the corresponding results for each one of them. Let’s discuss each of those contaminants individually... View Article

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