For metallic-tasting or yellow water and corroding pipes.$ 29.00
Advanced City Water Test
$ 229.00 $ 261.00 Save 12%
Recommended by SimpleLab™ as an ideal baseline for water quality testing in any home, building, or facility served by a water utility.
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 analysis of common water health concerns PLUS an advanced analysis of organic chemistry including frequently detected disinfection byproducts from the addition of chlorine and chloramine.
Testing includes: Heavy metals, minerals, general chemistry, trihalomethanes, disinfection byproducts, volatile organic compounds.
Report analysis includes: Health-risk assessment, potential plumbing and aesthetic issues (taste, odor, appearance), comparison to any regulatory limits and/or public health guidelines, and unbiased treatment recommendations.
Contaminants this tests for▾
Alkalinity, Calcium, Conductivity, Hardness, LSI, Magnesium, pH, Potassium, SAR, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Hardness
Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium (Total), Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Lithium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Phosphorous, Selenium, Silver, Sodium, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Uranium, Zinc
Bromodichloromethane, Bromoform, Bromochloromethane, Bromomethane, Chloroform, Dibromochloromethane, Dibromochloropropane, Dibromomethane, Total THMs
Boron, Chloride, Fluoride, Sulfate
Nitrite (as N), Nitrate
1,1 Dichloroethane, 1,1 Dichloroethylene, 1,1 Dichloropropene, 1,1,1 Trichloroethane, 1,1,1,2 Tetrachloroethane, 1,1,2 Trichloroethane, 1,1,2,2 Tetrachloroethane, 1,2 Dichlorobenzene, 1,2 Dichloroethane, 1,2 Dichloropropane, 1,2,3 Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,3 Trichloropropane, 1,2,4 Trichlorobenzene, 1,2,4 Trimethylbenzene, 1,3 Dichlorobenzene, 1,3 Dichloropropane, 1,3,5 Trimethylbenzene, 1,4 Dichlorobenzene, 2 Hexanone, 2,2 Dichloropropane, Benzene, Bromobenzene, Carbon Tetrachloride, Chlorobenzene, Chloroethane, Chloromethane, Chlorotoluene 2, Chlorotoluene 4, cis 1,2 Dichloroethylene, Dichlorodifluoromethane, Dichloromethane, Ethylbenzene, Ethylene dibromide, Hexachlorobutadiene, Isopropylbenzene, m,p Xylene, Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Naphthalene, n Butylbenzene, n Propylbenzene, o Xylene, p Isopropyltoluene, sec Butylbenzene, Styrene, tert Butylbenzene, Tetrachloroethylene, Toluene, trans 1,3 Dichloropropene, Trichloroethylene, Trichlorofluoromethane, Vinyl Chloride
Testing for chlorine and chloramine at home
The easiest way to test your chlorine levels is at home. Chlorine evaporates quickly and measuring it in the lab requires expensive shipping and refrigeration. In order to provide a cost-effective measurement of your home's chlorine levels, your package includes a chlorine test strip. The strip we send you will show Total Chlorine and Free Chlorine in your water, from which the presence of Chloramine can also be derived.
View example report▾
When testing is complete, you will receive a Tap Score Water Quality Report including a comprehensive analysis of all test results, health impacts, treatment options, and household water appliance risks. If all you want is the raw result data, we can do that too. This mini-tour highlights some of what makes Tap Score unique. Click here for a full example report.
Understand the meaning of your results in one quick glance. Can you rest easy or is there something to be concerned about?
The report summarizes the most trustworthy research available on the potential health effects of each contaminant detected.
What's that smell?
The potential sources of any strange tastes, colors, or smells in your water are also analyzed.
What to do next
If you need it, our legendary treatment support team makes unbiased recommendations for the products that can treat the contaminants found in your water. In this example, the test results showed high arsenic, lead, and sodium from a salt-based softener.
Who is this for?▾
This package is designed for customers who:
- Are served by a water utility they have doubts about.
- Live in a home built before 1986 or an area served by old infrastructure.
- Have young children or other vulnerable individuals in their home.
- Want to check for chemicals from plastic pipes.
- Are concerned about over-chlorination and the resulting chemicals.
How it works▾
This mail-in laboratory testing package includes:
- sampling vial(s)
- sampling instructions
- prepaid return shipping label
- sample information card/chain of custody document
- shipping container
Once the lab receives the sample, your personalized Tap Score Report will arrive by email within 5 business days.
Each testing package is intended for one sample from a single location, unless otherwise specified.
Add ons (optional)▾
Some things can be reliably tested at home. Tap Score customers can include any of these high quality self-testing kits inside their Tap Score package.
Tests for the presence of coliform bacteria.$ 15.00
For water with sulfuric smell and related bacteria.$ 29.00
For water that promotes slime on the surfaces it touches.$ 29.00
Test chlorine and chloramines, twice.$ 5.99
For water with a rotten-egg (sulfuric) smell.$ 5.99
For pregnant mothers close to agriculture (2-in-1).$ 49.00
For accurate, on-site pH measurement$ 5.99
By default, this broad-based chemical and biological water quality screening package is designed to provide you with general information about your water for personal use. Each report includes analysis for specific numerical concentration levels of each contaminant and details about the potential sources and health effects associated with each parameter. We are not medical doctors and SimpleLab does not provide medical advice. For medical concerns always consult your doctor. As an informational water quality test, this package is not meant for state or federal compliance water testing. If you or your organization requires compliance with State or Federal Law, or compliance with a particular regulatory requirement then you must contact our support team and we will use the appropriate certified laboratory facilities to ensure your compliance testing requirements are met. For more information about SimpleLab informational testing and certification options click here.
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