Water Testers in Your Area – Easy Guide

Posted on 03. Apr, 2019 by in All Blogs, Water Problems, Water Testing

well water testers

Looking for water testers? Here is a handy guide to help you choose which is best for your needs.

PROBLEMWHO TO GOOGLE & CALLWHY THEM?
Well Water Problems
Such as iron, hardness, low pH, manganese, sulfur odor, sediment
Type: Water Treatment Company
Such as: H2O Equipment Company
860-267-0110
They will usually perform a free water test and make recommendations.
Results are immediate
It does NOT include free bacteria testing
Well Water Problems
When a Certified Test is Needed for a Mortgage
Type: Certified Laboratories
Such as: Aquatek Labs
203- 389-1824
The CT DPH has a list of certified laboratories. View the chart here.
Note: Water Treatment Companies can pull a test. The certified lab would run the test
City Water Problems
Such as iron, hardness, low pH, manganese, sulfur odor, sediment
Type: Water Treatment Company
Such as: H2O Equipment Company
860-267-0110
Water treatment companies will usually provide a free water test.
Results are immediate
Your municipal water provider will ONLY address safety issues, not nuisance water issues
City Water Problems

Type: The Connecticut Department of Public Health Drinking Water Section
 (860) 509-7333
The DPH monitors all public water (and wells that serve over 25 people)
Bacteria
Such as coliform and E.coli IF in your Well Water
Type: Water Treatment Company
Such as: H2O Equipment Company
860-267-0110
OR
Type: Certified Laboratories
Water treatment companies can pull the bacteria samples for you for a fee
Some certified laboratories will pull the bacteria samples for you for a fee
Pool Water TestingType: Pool SuppliesPool supply companies will test your water at the store and sell pool testing kits
Town Water ProblemsType: The Connecticut Department of Public Health Drinking Water Section
(860) 509-7333
Link to the CT DPH List of Certified Labs
The DPH monitors are all public water (and wells that serve over 25 people) 
Fish Tank TestingType: Aquarium Testing Supplies (freshwater or saltwater) Most larger pet supply companies will also carry water testing kits
Hot Tub Water TestingType: Pool Company
Hot Tub Company
Pool and Spa Company
Most pool companies also install hot tubs. They will also have hot tub/spa water testing equipment and you can bring in a sample to them

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