Hard Water Check

$ 75.00

Hard Water Testing

This package includes tests common for the assessment of the hardness of water and can be useful for determining a water softner or treatment system.

This Package Includes 7 Individual Contaminants:

Contaminant

EPA MCL
(mg/L)

Potential Health effects from
exposure above the MCL

Common sources of
contaminate in drinking water

Alkalinity

n/a

High alkalinity water has an objectionable taste

Alkalinity of water is a measure of how much acid it can neutralize.

Calcium

n/a

Calcium is a dietary mineral

Erosion of natural deposits

Hardness, Total

n/a

n/a

Erosion of natural deposits

Magnesium

n/a

Magnesium is a dietary mineral

Erosion of natural deposits

pH

n/a

High or low pH can cause the water to taste or smell bad.

pH is a figure expressing the acidity or alkalinity of water with a scale of 1 to 14 on which 7 is neutral, lower values are more acidic and higher numbers are more alkaline or basic.

Sodium

n/a

Increase risk of high blood pressure; Unpleasant taste

Erosion of natural deposits

Turbidity

n/a

Turbidity is a measure of the cloudiness of water. It is used to indicate water quality and filtration effectiveness.  Turbid water can cause short term symptoms such as nausea, cramps, diarrhea, and associated headaches.

Soil erosion and runoff and discharges

 


Your test kit will include sample bottles and easy to follow sample collection instructions. When testing is complete, a report will be issued identifying any problems detected with your sample.

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