Advanced City Water Test

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Advanced City Water Test

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 measured disinfection byproducts from the addition of chlorine and chloramine.

Lab testing includes: Heavy metals, minerals, general chemistry, trihalomethanes, disinfection byproducts, volatile organic compounds.
Report analysis includes: Health hazards, plumbing risks, taste, odor, and appearance issues.

View full testing details and example report below.

108

Analytes
Included

5

Days
Turnaround

Free Shipping
Both Ways

Contaminants this tests for

testing by a certified lab
toxic metals that dissolve into drinking water cancer causing chlorine disinfection byproducts
General Characteristics

Alkalinity, Calcium, Color, Conductivity, Hardness, LSI, Magnesium, Odor, pH, SAR, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Hardness

Metals

Aluminum, Antimony, Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Cerium, Chromium (Total), Copper, Iron, Lead, Lithium, Manganese, Mercury, Molybdenum, Nickel, Phosphorous, Selenium, Silver, Sodium, Thallium, Tin, Titanium, Uranium, Zinc

Disinfection Byproducts

Bromodichloromethane, Bromoform, Bromochloromethane, Bromomethane, Chloroform, Dibromochloromethane, Dibromochloropropane, Dibromomethane, Total THMs

Anions

Boron, Chloride, Fluoride, Sulfate

Fertilizers

Nitrite (as N), Nitrate

VOCs

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.

Looking for something that's not part of this package? We can test for hundreds of contaminants. Browse our specialized testing packages, search by contaminant, or Contact Us.

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.

Executive summary

Understand the meaning of your results in one quick glance. Can you rest easy or is there something to be concerned about?

Health analysis

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.

Pipes and plumbing

Whether or not something is in your water that can affect your health, we let you know if your pipes and appliances are also in the clear.

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.
advanced laboratory water quality testing for utility customers

How it works

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Testing packages include sterilized water sampling vial(s), cold pack (where applicable), return shipping, testing instructions, sample information card, and padding for the contents.

Please note that unless otherwise specified, each product is intended for a single sampling location.

Once the lab receives your box, your personalized Tap Score Report will arrive by email within 5 business days.

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.

Informational testing

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 Tap Score 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 Tap Score informational testing and certification options click here.

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