Tips for Taps Blog

Bacteria Articles

bacterial testing in water

Bacteria in Drinking Water: Tap Score's Tests

Tap Score offers you an easy way to test your water in a professional laboratory. However, for many types of bacteria and other biological contaminants in drinking water, it is...

READ MORE
Shock Chlorination: How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Well Water

Shock Chlorination: How to Get Rid of Bacteria in Your Well Water

In this instructional guide to Shock Chlorination, the water experts at SimpleLab give you a clear and dependable method for treating your drinking water to remove coliform, E. coli, and...

READ MORE
The Drinking Water Taste Guide

The Drinking Water Taste Guide

We've addressed strange colored water, odd smelling water, and now it’s time to investigate what it means if your water tastes funny. Whether it’s salty, moldy, or metallic tasting–the taste of...

READ MORE
Stinky Water: Your Odor Guide

Stinky Water: Your Odor Guide

Whether it stinks like rotten eggs or bleach, smelly water might have you worried. The exact cause of water odors can be challenging to determine. Therefore, we have created a...

READ MORE
The Hidden Danger of Floods

The Hidden Danger of Floods

Beyond the immediate chaos and destruction of mass inundation, floods bring a host of other hazards. While suspended sewage and oil slicks are clear indications of contamination, it is always safest...

READ MORE
Why Is My Water Yellow?

Why Is My Water Yellow?

Sometimes changes in tap water are impossible for us to see. Other times they are impossible to miss. One of the easiest changes to spot is colored water. It may...

READ MORE