Is Your Well Water Safe?
Accurate Well Water Test by Professionals Done Quickly
For many years now, we’ve been hearing about potential problems with our drinking water. Here’s what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has to say about this important issue:
“Every living creature needs clean and safe drinking water.”
Most sources of drinking water are subject to contamination and require appropriate treatment to remove disease-causing contaminants. Contamination of drinking water supplies can occur in the source water as well as in the distribution system after water treatment has already occurred.
Sources of water contamination:
- Naturally occurring chemicals and minerals (for example, arsenic, radon, uranium),
- Local land use practices (fertilizers, pesticides, concentrated feeding operations),
- Manufacturing processes, and sewer overflows or wastewater releases.
The presence of contaminants in water can lead to adverse health effects, including:
- Gastrointestinal illness,
- Reproductive problems, and neurological disorders.
- Infants, young children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people whose immune systems are compromised because of AIDS, chemotherapy, or transplant medications, may be especially susceptible to illness from some contaminants.
You Need to Take Control
If you have a private well as the source of your drinking water, you normally have total responsibility for the quantity and quality of that water. It’s not unusual to find both nuisance and health-risk contaminants in well water.
Even if you are on a public water system, special issues can arise caused by—
- The age of the distribution system
- The type of plumbing in your house and its age
- Your location relative to the water line
- Things out of the control of the public water system such as droughts or floods
Water Testing Can be Costly
When you go out looking for a way to test your drinking water, you’ll either try to test it yourself or find a lab that can do it for you.
While you can perform at least a screening test for some contaminants like bacteria or common toxic metals yourself, you need to rely on a lab to test for volatile organic compounds and non-common toxic metals and other inorganic chemicals. Most local labs are very qualified to give you accurate results, however…
…they normally ask you what parameters you want to have them test and give a quote based on the price for each parameter. This results in the total cost adding up to several hundred dollars for testing those parameters most likely to cause health issues. If you have them come to your property to draw the water samples, it adds to the overall testing cost.
There Has to be a Better Way
Drinking Water Specialists was formed to help you have your water tested by highly qualified and experienced lab technicians in a state-of-the-art facility at a cost that almost anyone can afford.
We own our laboratory and our staff has been working together for well over 15 years.
This means we minimize our overhead because we control the costs and our staff has the testing process well oiled like a high-speed machine. In addition, because we limit our testing services to a specific set of parameters, we also save on setup time and other costs.
Each water kit sent into our lab is going to go through the same testing process. We pass the set-up time savings onto you.
This is very much unlike many other companies that offer testing services on-line, some of whom offer well over 100 different options from which to choose. You pay dearly for all those choices and you don’t learn much more, if anything, that helps you.
We have performed over 65,000 drinking water tests. This has enabled us to determine, with a high level of confidence, which parameters in particular have the greatest probability of showing up in drinking water sources.
That is not to say that there are not other parameters that may be present at high enough levels in a given water sample which may cause health-related problems (if you are looking for a more comprehensive test, we do have a solution for you, JUST CLICK HERE).
It is from our vast experience that we have configured the water test described below.
The “Bang for the Buck” Essential Indicators Water Test
Our Essential Indicator Water Test*, covers over 100 health-related parameters known to cause various cancers and damage the nervous and immune systems.
- 8 Bacteria
- 89 Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
- 23 Toxic Metals, Heavy Metals & Inorganic Chemicals
Once you place your order, we ship you a kit that contains a water vial and detailed instructions. You simply fill the vial with your drinking water and send it back to us using regular mail.
Once we receive your water sample back in our lab it takes about 7 to 10 business days to run the battery of tests and email (or fax) the results to you. NOTE:
You will test for bacteria (CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE) because it’s a much better way than sending the sample back to the lab for testing–bacteria have a short holding time and are sensitive to temperature. We provide you with a simple way to do this test yourself. That’s all there is to it!
How much does this cost?
The total cost, including postage both ways*, is only
$129 $99 (limited time special offer).
Use this Coupon Code to get Special Discount when you check out:
[/ez_three_last] * shipping only included for continental U.S.; if outside the continental U.S. please inquire about additional cost.