Water Quality Testing

The quality of the water in our homes that we drink and bathe in every day is utmost importance. We offer several common water testing packages such as FHA/VA water tests as well as customized water testing for almost any contaminate you can imagine including; Radionuclides, Heavy Metals, Inorganics and Primary Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC’s) as well as special contaminates. We are certified to take residential well water samples following the Iowa Department of Natural Resources procedures for collecting water samples. We will deliver the samples to a certified independent laboratory for analysis. Options also exist for expedited results.

We offer several water testing package options:

  • Bacterial Coliform Only (Total Coliform & E. Coli)
  • Bacterial Coliform (Total Coliform & E. Coli), Lead, Nitrite, Nitrate (FHA & VA Loans)
  • Bacterial Coliform (Total Coliform & E. Coli), Lead, Nitrite, Nitrate, Total Nitrate/Nitrite, PH (Acidity), Alkalinity, Clarity, Chlorine, Color, Copper, Hardness and Iron

Additional testing services:

  • Radionuclides including; Gross Alpha, Gross Beta, Radium 226 & Radium 228
  • Primary Inorganics (e.g. Arsenic, Cyanide, Fluoride, Mercury)
  • Primary Volatile Organic Compounds or VOC’s (e.g. Fossil Fuels, Benzene, Formaldehyde)
  • Primary Synthetic Organics (Pesticides & Herbicides)

The following questions will help you determine when it is necessary to test the groundwater supply.

• Is there a new baby in the household, or is someone nursing or pregnant?

• Are there taste or odor issues?

• Is the water beginning to stain sinks, tubs, and/or clothing?

• Has there been a change in the water’s color or clarity?

• Has there been a chemical or fuel spill or leak near the water supply?

• Are there unexplained illnesses in the family?

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