water testing

Water Testing

Contaminants find their way into water from old pipes, agriculture, industry, and other sources. Often these contaminants have no color, smell or taste. Local authorities will test at some public water facilities, but they don’t know what’s coming out of your faucet!

Basic Test 

Well Only
Satisfies FHA/VA loan requirements
Tests Include:

    • 2 Metals: Arsenic, Lead
    • 2 Non-Metals: Nitrate, Nitrite
    • Microbes: E. coli, Total Coliform

Pro Test 

Well or City Water
Satisfies FHA/VA loan requirements (only for wells)
Tests Include:

    • 29 Metals: Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Boron, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium (Total), Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Selenium, Silver, Sodium, Strontium, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Uranium, Vanadium, Zinc
    • 11 Non-Metals: Alkalinity (as CaCO3), Chloride, Conductivity*, Fluoride, Hardness, Nitrate (as N), Nitrite (as N)*, Phosphorous, Sulfate, Turbidity*, pH
    • Microbes: E. coli*, Total Coliform*
    • Other: Total Dissolved Solids, Potassium, Silica*, Three measures of water hardness (Grains Per Gallon, Total, and Calcium/Magnesium), Sodium Adsorption Ratio (suitability for irrigation), Langelier Saturation Index (ability to dissolve heavy metals)
      *not included in city water tests*

Radon Screen Test 

Well or City Water | Recommended for Well
Tests Include:

    • Radiochemistry, Radon (Groundwater)
Water Quality Tester InterNACHI Certified