Top 5 Reasons To Test Your Water

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Private Water Systems such as wells, springs or cisterns are not regulated. Because of this your home water system could have quality problems even if it looks, tastes, and smells fine.  Common contaminants such as lead, total coliform bacteria, nitrates, e.coli, and sulfates, can occur in private water systems due to household chemical use, septic systems, agricultural pesticides and old plumbing.  These contaminants can be undetectable without testing and studies have shown that approximately 50% of private systems fail at least one drinking water standard.  Since the environment in which we live can change daily, annual testing is recommended for private systems.

So, is your water safe?  All of these reasons can be a bit shocking.  Since water is something we use every day, and often take for granted, the thought of testing your water may have never even crossed your mind.   Once you decide to have your water tested, how often does it need tested and what does it need tested for?  While annual testing is recommended, depending on your home's geographic factors, other testing may be needed. 
To better understand what is right for you, visit our page on when to have your water tested.

While we all hope that the water we are consuming is healthy, there are chances your water analysis could be positive for any of these pollutants.  If your tests conclude positive results, there are steps you can take to correct the issue or further analytical tests you can schedule to ensure your safety.  

For information on water quality testing packages, visit our Residential Water Testing Packages Page

Contact Us find out what package is right for you!