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Well Water  Testing Putnam County

The quality of your drinking water should be extremely important to you and your family. As an Ancillary service, the collection of a water sample SHOULD be done at every home purchased to test the quality of the drinking water. Below are the 3 different types of water test available.

TC Bacteria Test (Total Coliform): Used to indicate the sanitary quality of drinking water.

Collection is done with a 100 ML sterile container. Water is ran for a period of time, depending on certain factors, to safely collect the sample. Samples are then dropped off to a certified county testing lab within 24 hours. Results will be forwarded once testing is complete, usually within 2-4 days.

Basic Profile test: This test is a more in depth test and includes:

  • TC Bacteria Test
  • Conductivity
  • TDS: (Total Dissolved solids)
  • pH: ranges from 1 to 14. Normal range is 6.5 to 8.5
  • Hardness: The sum of the calcium and magnesium
  • Lead
  • Copper: The MCL for copper is 1.0mg/L
  • Iron: The MCL is 0.3mg/L. Iron filters is recommended
  • (MCL)= Maximum Contaminant Level)

Advanced Water Profile Test:  the following are included

  • Total Coliform
  • Alkalinity
  • Nitrate
  • Manganese
  • Sodium
  • Lead
  • Turbidity: measure of cloudiness, caused by particles
  • Iron + Manganese
  • pH
  • Iron
  • Hardness

                  (Please note test pricing VARIES PER TEST)

NOTE:   PER WESTCHESTER COUNTY RULES AND REGULATIONS, COLLECTION OF WATER SAMPLES BY HOME INSPECTORS IS NOT CONSIDERED A VALID TEST, THEREFOR I DO NOT COLLECT WATER SAMPLES IN WESTCHESTER CO.

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