Metals and Minerals Water Test
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Metals and Minerals Water Test

35 Analytes Tested
arsenic chromium(total) hardness lead uranium See Full List

Recommended by SimpleLab™ for basic water quality testing for a broad array of metals and minerals in drinking water. Many naturally occurring metals (such as arsenic), as well as those related to on-premise plumbing issues (such as lead) may lead to negative health outcomes. Additional, minerals may impact physical properties of water like hardness, as well as have aesthetic impacts (such as imparting taste) in water.

This testing package is ideal for specific re-testing of known concerns. For a more complete assessment of water quality, we strongly recommend a more comprehensive City or Well water testing package.

This Tap Score test package provides all required materials to properly collect and submit a water sample for certified laboratory testing. The results will include detailed, quantified analysis of common metals and minerals, as well as calculated parameters such as hardness.

$169.00
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This is the right test if you:

  • Looking to re-test following prior water quality testing.
  • Water tastes bitter or metallic.
  • Water appears discolored, ranging from red to orange to brown.
  • Water leaves stains on faucets and fixtures, ranging from red to blue to white.
  • Live in a home built before 1986 or an area served by old infrastructure.
  • Have young children or other vulnerable individuals in your home.

What’s inside your testing kit?

Sampling Instructions

Every test comes with step by step instructions on how to prepare your water source, collect your water sample, and prepare your sample for return shipment to our labs.

Collection Bottles

Your kit includes all the bottles, tubes or vials necessary to collect your water sample. For most kits, however, there is only one collection bottle needed.

Sample Information Card

Your kit includes a postcard that asks for a few details about how and where you collected your sample (i.e. kitchen faucet). Just fill it out, drop it in the return box, and we'll do the rest.

Prepaid Shipping Label

Shipping is always on us. This package includes a prepaid return shipping label to the lab. Just stick the provided label on the outside of the box and drop it in the mail.

Return Container (If Applicable)

Some of our tests require your water sample to be cold when it reaches our labs. If this applies to your test, the proper refrigeration items will be included.

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What's the turnaround time?

Most people receive results within 3-5 business days after the lab receives their sample. However, some tests may require additional analytical time so be sure to check each kit’s product page for the most accurate estimate.

What will my report include?

Your report will rank your water against local and federal safety benchmarks, provide a thorough breakdown of any contaminants detected and how they may be affecting your health or plumbing, and provide non-biased treatment recommendations.

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