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Is Drinking Water Safe For My Baby?
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Is Drinking Water Safe For My Baby?

One question runs through the minds of new parents every day: Is this safe for my baby? With all household items under new scrutiny, tap water is no exception. Drinking...

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What's In My City Water?

What Is In My City Tap Water?

While there are a lot of great resources regarding water quality reports, the only sure-fire way to really know what’s in your water is to test it yourself. That’s where...

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Chlorine and Chloramine as Water Disinfection

Chlorine and Chloramine: Two Ways to Disinfect

Chlorine and chloramine are both used as disinfectants in drinking water. Read on to learn about the differences and how the disinfection byproducts formed through the use of chloramine differ...

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SimpleLab Lab Network

Benefits of a Laboratory Network

Tap Score is powered by SimpleLab–a certified laboratory testing network of more than 100 accredited environmental testing facilities around North America. Tap Score is able to taps into these 100+...

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Tap Score Data Privacy and Sharing

Tap Score Data Privacy and Sharing

Privacy is extremely important to us. That’s why we will never share your Tap Score results with anyone but you. Read on to learn about the 3 pillars of Tap...

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Collecting a Water Sample

Collecting a Water Sample

When it comes to collecting a water sample for testing–you may find yourself having to make some decisions. Read on to learn various options about wow, where, and when to...

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Tap Score Laboratory Certifications

Tap Score Lab Certifications

Laboratory certification in the water quality industry is as important as it is confusing. Here we try to disentangle the many threads of laboratory accreditation and certification so that you...

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Tap Score Customer Support–Why It Rocks

Tap Score Customer Support–Why It Rocks

Tap Score support team includes world-class advice and assistance from engineers, scientists, and toxicological researchers. The goal is to bring sophisticated water quality advice to anyone who needs it. Read...

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Tap Score Algorithm

How Does the Tap Score Algorithm Work?

Developed by SimpleLab, the Tap Score algorithm evaluates the potential health, aesthetic, and plumbing effects of your lab-submitted water sample, providing a rigorous yet clear picture of your water quality...

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