*Any Test with Lead and/or gross alpha will take a minimum of 2 weeks to return. A rush can be added to these tests (for an extra fee), or possible other testing options. Please check with your agent about your contract timing.*
KIT A/ BASIC $100
Total Coliform Including E. coli: EPA MCL (Maximum Containment Level): 0
Any level of Total colifrom is an indicator of the potential for pathogenic microorganisms to be in the water. E.coli can cause gastrointestinal distress.
Coliform are naturally present in the environment. E.coli only come from human and animal fecal waste including septic systems
FHA/ VA Loan $150
Causes Methemoglobinemia (Blue-Baby Syndrome). Converted to nitrite in the body, it prevents hemoglobin from carrying oxygen resulting in suffocation
Agricultural fertilizer, septage; erosion of natural deposits
Nitrite: 1 mg/L
Causes Methemoglobinemia (Blue-Baby Syndrome). It prevents hemoglobin from carrying oxygen resulting in suffocation.
Agricultural Fertilizer, septage; erosion of natural deposits
Lead: 0.015 mg/L
Infants and children: Delays in physical or mental development. Deficits in attention span and learning abilities. Adults:Kidney problems; high blood pressure
Corrosion of household plumbing systems and fixtures, primarily from homes built before 1990 or having corrosive water.
Common Health Risks $250
(Includes everything above and listed below)
Arsenic: 0.010 mg/L
Increased risk of bladder, lung and skin cancers. Skin problems and cardiovascular disease. Weakened immune response
Naturally occurring in soils and bedrock. Historic use as pesticide not officially banned until 1988. Industrial wastes
Fluoride: 4 mg/L
Bone disease (pain and tenderness of the bones); Children may get mottled teeth
Water additive which promotes strong teeth; erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories
Uranium: 30 ug/L
Gross Alpha: 15 pCi/L
Common Aesthetic Concerns
Aesthetic taste concerns. Staining of porcelain fixtures and clothing
Erosion of natural deposits; fertilizes, industrial processes
Hardness with calcium and Magnesium:75-150
Comprehensive Contaminants $350
(Includes all the parameters in the 2 packages listed above as well as these additional parameters)
Other Water Tests Available
Radon in Water 4,000 pCi/l
This test is recommended if to be done if Radon in Air is over 3.5 pCi/l.
Can be a source of radon in air.
For every 10,000 pCi/l removed from water up to 1 pCi/l can be mitigated from the air.