For metallic-tasting or yellow water and corroding pipes.$ 29.00
Extended Well Water Test
$ 659.00 $ 720.00 Save 8%
Recommended by SimpleLab™ as the most comprehensive water quality testing panel for any home, building, or facility served by a private well or spring. Ideal for new wells or water sources that are treated and/or located in radon risk zones or otherwise near agricultural, industrial, and/or oil and gas activity.
This Tap Score test package, endorsed by the US Water Systems Council, 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 related to natural water chemistry, nearby human activity, and on-premise plumbing. In addition to all Advanced Well Water Test chemistry, the Extended Well Water Test includes analysis of tannins, radon, radioactive particles, heterotrophic bacteria, pesticides, plasticizers, and other common industrial and agricultural contaminants.
Testing includes: Heavy metals, minerals, general chemistry, silica, coliform and E. coli, volatile organic compounds, trihalomethanes, disinfection byproducts, tannins, radon, radioactive particles, heterotrophic bacteria, semi-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 (as CaCO3), Conductivity, Hardness, LSI, pH, SAR, Silica, Tannins, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Hardness, Turbidity
Metals & Minerals
Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Boron, Cadmium, Calcium, Chromium (Total), Cobalt, Copper, Iron, Lead, Lithium, Magnesium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Phosphorous, Potassium, Selenium, Silver, Sodium, Strontium, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Uranium, Vanadium, Zinc
Chloride, Fluoride, Nitrate (as N), Nitrite, Sulfate
Coliform & E.Coli tested for Presence / Absence, Heterotrophic plate count
Testing for hydrogen sulfide at home
Testing for H2S: Unlike most other chemical and biological tests included in this testing package, the H2S (hydrogen sulfide) test is best conducted by you at the tap. Your package will include an H2S test strip and instructions for entering those results online on your Report Dashboard.
Advanced and Extended Tests Only:
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 Dichloropropene, 1,3,5 Trimethylbenzene, 1,4 Dichlorobenzene, 2,2 Dichloropropane, Benzene, Benzo(a)pyrene, Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, Bromobenzene, Bromochloromethane, Bromodichloromethane, Bromoform, Bromomethane, Carbon Tetrachloride, Chlorobenzene, Chloroethane, Chloroform, Chloromethane, Chlorotoluene 2, Chlorotoluene 4, cis 1,2 Dichloroethylene, Dibromochloromethane, Dibromochloropropane, Dibromomethane, Dichlorodifluoromethane, Dichloromethane, Ethylbenzene, Ethylene dibromide, Hexachlorobenzene, Hexachlorobutadiene, Hexachlorocyclopentadiene, Hexachloroethane, Isopropylbenzene, m,p Xylene, Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether, Naphthalene, n Butylbenzene, Nitrobenzene, n Nitrosodimethylamine, n Propylbenzene, o Xylene, p Isopropyltoluene, sec Butylbenzene, Styrene, tert Butylbenzene, Tetrachloroethylene, Toluene, trans 1,3 Dichloropropene, Trichloroethylene, Trichlorofluoromethane, Vinyl Chloride
Extended Test Only:
Gross Alpha Particle Activity, Gross Beta Particle Activity, Radon Screen
2,4,5-Trichlorophenol, 2,4,6-Tribromophenol, 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol, 2,4-Dichlorophenol, 2,4-Dimethylphenol, 2,4-Dinitrophenol, 2,4-Dinitrotoluene, 2,6-Dinitrotoluene, 2-Chloroethyl vinyl ether, 2-Chloronaphthalene, 2-Chlorophenol, 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol, 2-Methylnaphthalene, 2-Nitroaniline, 2-Nitrophenol, 3,3 Dichlorobenzidine, 3-Nitroaniline, 4-Bromophenyl phenyl ether, 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol, 4-Chlorophenylphenyl ether, Acenaphthene, Acenaphthylene, Anthracene, Azobenzene, Benzo(b)fluoranthene, Benzo(g,h,i)perylene, Benzyl alcohol, Benz[a]anthracene, bis(2-Chloroethoxy)methane, bis(2-Chloroethyl) ether, bis(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether, d5-nitrobenzene, Di-n-butyl phthalate, Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene, Dibenzofuran, Diethyl phthalate, Dipropylnitrosamine, Fluoranthene, Fluorene, Indeno[1,2,3-c,d]pyrene, Isophorone, o-Cresol, p-Chloroaniline, p-Cresol, Pentachlorophenol, Phenanthrene, Phenol, Pyrene
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 private or shared well.
- Have a septic tank near the well or other source of potential bacterial contamination
- Are concerned about runoff from agricultural activity.
- Have young children or other vulnerable individuals in their home.
- Are treating their own well water.
- Are concerned about contamination from oil and gas operations.
- Want to test for radiation related to a variety of sources.
- Are concerned about pesticides.
- Want to check silica and tannins levels to optimize treatment.
How it works▾
This mail-in laboratory testing package includes:
- sampling vial(s)
- sampling instructions
- prepaid priority return shipping label
- sample information card/chain of custody document
- insulated shipping container
- bags for ice
Once the lab receives the sample, your personalized Tap Score Report will arrive by email within 12 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.
For water with sulfuric smell and related bacteria.$ 29.00
For water that promotes slime on the surfaces it touches.$ 29.00
For water with a rotten-egg (sulfuric) smell.$ 5.99
Test chlorine and chloramines, twice.$ 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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