Consider testing your well for pesticides, organic chemicals, and heavy metals before you use it for the first time. Learn what test to use and how to test private water supplies for nitrate, coliform bacteria, or other contaminants.
Do it yourself well water test kits can save you time and money especially if you are trying to solve aesthetic and not health-related problems. There are some outstanding home well water test kits now available to analyze your water in the comfort of your home and get instant results.
There are currently many contaminants that contribute to the impurity of our water. Due to the deterioration of the environment and the rampant usage of chemicals and metals in our industrialized world, it is difficult to keep our drinking water safe from toxins.
Lead in drinking water is bad of course, its toxic. Lead is one of the most common elements on earth. In fact, there’s 13mg of lead in every kilogram of the earth’s crust! Lead is useful in things that are essential to our daily living. It is used as main ingredients in making some kinds of batteries, alloys, ammunition, rust inhibitors, [...]
A decade has passed after the Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. took aggressive action to control the arsenic in drinking water and several reports that came in had tallied that almost 1,000 water systems that serves more than 1 million people are still not in compliance.
Turbidity in your drinking water is not only aesthetically displeasing, but also can be a sign of overactive harmful microorganism activity. Learn treatment options for this type of water problem.
Copper is an essential nutrient that your body needs to distribute oxygen to the rest of the body. However, at elevated concentration levels, copper may pose health risks and plumbing problems.
Health authorities strongly recommend annual coliform bacteria testing for private water wells as contamination can occur without any change in taste or odor to the water. Depending on your needs, there are many options available for coliform bacteria testing, ranging from testing yourself at home to EPA-certified, lab quality testing. There [...]