Tips for Taps Blog
Want to better understand the water you’re drinking? Water quality is a complicated topic, but you can learn the basics through Tap Water Quality 101: Contaminants, Treatment and Testing.
In this course we explore the essentials of drinking water quality in an easy-to-follow structure that includes video and quizzes. Once you’ve completed the course you’ll have a much better understanding of drinking water.
- Differences in well water vs city water
- Common contaminants in drinking water
- Popular treatment technologies
- Everything related to water testing and sampling
Whether you're an environmental enthusiast, a student, or a professional seeking to expand your expertise, this course will introduce you to the foundational concepts you need to know about water quality.
Help us share the free course with others!
Use the banners below to spread the word about the course. Check back often as we'll be improving and adding to it with more content.
About Tap Score
Tap Score combines world-class laboratory science with customer service to ensure testing your drinking water is simple, fast and factual. Everything we do is driven by data and supported by a team of experts ready to answer your questions. Let’s get started.
New York Times’ Wirecutter has named Tap Score the “best water quality test kit for your home”. Tap Score testing not only offers accurate results for over 1000+ contaminants, but...READ MORE
The taste of your water is so important. In fact, aesthetics—taste, smell, color—are one of the leading reasons people choose not to drink their household tap water. But understanding why...READ MORE
There are tons of water filter reviews floating around YouTube and the blogosphere touting different treatment solutions. Some are helpful, many of them are not. But how do you know...READ MORE
Shop our most
- I Have City Water
- City Water
- I Have Well Water
- Well Water
Comprehensive testing for popular well water issues, plus additional risk factors including radioactive particles, radon, tannins, bacteria, plasticizers and pesticides.