Whether your water comes from a public or private source, laboratory analyst water testing is the most accurate way to find out what contaminants may be lurking in your water supply.
The water samples collected at the time of inspection are delivered to Microbac Laboratories located in Nashville shortly after the inspection and collection for processing. It usually takes 3-7 business days to process the samples (depending on analysis type ordered), some samples can be expedited for a surcharge. Microbac Laboratories performs all analyses of drinking water as a EPA certified and accredited laboratory. www.microbac.com
Beware of companies that perform "do-it-yourself" testing, inconsistency and inaccuracies are common.
If the measured contaminants are above the EPA Maximum Contaminant Limits (MCL), then it is recommended to contact a water treatment professional and provide them with your report for treatment recommendations. The treatment can range from simple to complex depending on what is detected.
If you are obtaining an FHA, VA or USDA mortgage, the FHA/VA testing is typically required as a minimum. Some lenders will also require it on a conventional loan. Check with your lender to determine their requirements. Testing the Well water is highly recommended regardless of whether or not it is required by the lende
Typical Lender Minimum Testing: FHA / VA / USDA
Total Coliform, E Coli, Nitrate, Nitrite, Lead.
EPA Standard testing for public drinking water:
Total Coliform, E Coli, Nitrate, Nitrite, Lead, Iron, ph, TDS (Total Dissolved Solids), Hardness.
Analysis combination types tailored to your testing and sampling needs:
Total Coliform, E Coli, Nitrate, Nitrite, Lead, Iron, ph, TDS (Total Dissolved Solids), Hardness, Chlorides, Sulfate, Arsenic, Sodium, Copper, Fluoride, Alkalinity, Radon. Request a quote