is a comprehensive informational water analysis designed for the homeowner whose drinking water comes from a private well or spring. Watercheck with pesticide option is a comprehensive informational water analysis designed for the homeowner whose drinking water comes from a private well or spring, located near agricultural areas or places where applications of pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers is common or livestock are raised. This water testing package tests for 83 items including, Bacteria (Total Coliform and E-Coli), 19 heavy metals and minerals including lead, iron, arsenic and copper; 6 other inorganic chemicals including nitrates and nitrites; 5 physical factors including pH, hardness and alkalinity; 4 Trihalomethanes and 47 Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs) including Benzene, Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) and Trichloroethene (TCE). For a complete list of items analyzed, click on the Information Sheet below.
If you are performing testing to meet a regulatory requirements or if you believe your results may be used for litigation purposes, please contact us for more information about testing packages designed for those purposes.
The laboratory performs analysis according to US EPA and industry standard methods to meet state compliance requirements as well as performing informational tests for quality control purposes. The laboratory participates in US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) Proficiency Testing Programs and is accredited by the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP). Turnaround Time: Test results are typically completed and mailed within 7-10 business days from the date samples are received at the laboratory.
This kit includes the following analyses:
(1) Bacteria (presence/absence for coliform and E.coli)
(19) Heavy metals and minerals
(11) Other inorganic chemicals and physical factors
(4) Organic chemicals - Trihalomethanes
(47) Volatile organic chemicals
(20) Pesticides, Herbicides and PCBs
Simply fill vials in the package with water as directed and send back to our lab.
TO ENSURE VALID BACTERIA RESULTS THE SAMPLE NEEDS TO BE RETURNED TO THE LAB WITHIN 24 HOURS OF COLLECTION. THAT MEANS SAMPLES SHOULD BE COLLECTED AFTER 1:00 P.M. EASTERN STANDARD TIME AND SHIPPED BACK TO THE LAB USING GUARANTEED NEXT DAY DELIVERY.
DO NOT COLLECT AND SHIP YOUR WATER ON FRIDAY, SATURDAY, OR THE DAY BEFORE A NATIONAL HOLIDAY.