Safe Water Package #3

$ 55.00 $ 60.00

Test for Basic Contaminants in Drinking Water

The Safe Water Test Package 3 is our basic package of tests for all water types.  The package includes total coliform bacteria (which includes both total coliform and e-coli) and nitrates. This is a good package for homeowners or businesses who are concerned about basic water safety. The USEPA recommends private well water be tested for these parameters on a annual basis.

This Package Includes 2 Individual Contaminants:

Contaminant

EPA MCL
(mg/L)

Potential Health effects from
exposure above the MCL

Common sources of
contaminate in drinking water

Total Coliform
(includes E. coli)

zero presence

Indicate whether potentially harmful bacteria may be present

Coliforms are naturally present in the
environment.

Nitrates, Total

10

Infants below the age of six months who drink water containing nitrate in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blue-baby syndrome.

Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits

 


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. Please note: this test package must be returned to the lab within 24 hours of collection.

 

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