Water Quality Testing

Whether you are a homeowner that is concerned there might be something unhealthy in your drinking water or you are in the middle of a real estate transaction for a property with a private well supplying all of the water to the home, SPS Inspections can provide you with all of the water quality testing you need!

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In Washington State, any home whose water is provided by a private well is required to undergo a private well inspection, which includes testing the quality of the water for different minerals and bacterias such as e. Coli bacteria, nitrates and nitrites, levels of copper, iron, and lead, the water's pH level, hardness, alkalinity, clarity, and more! Get highly reliable lab results that a water quality test kit from Home Depot could never provide

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Water quality testing and reporting for safety of your drinking water

As water filters through rock and layers of soil in the ground, it dissolves and absorbs the compounds that it touches. A few of these compounds are safe, but some can be very harmful to your health. Some contaminants originate from the erosion of natural rock developments. Other pollutants are substances released from factories, applied to farmlands, or utilized by consumers in their yards and homes. Much of the time, it isn't straightforward to know whether the source of the contaminants is right in your neighborhood, or miles away. Your local water quality report tells which pollutants are in your drinking water, the levels at which they were discovered, and the likely or real source of each contaminant. At SPS Inspections, our total water quality analysis tests for the presence and levels of: Total Coliform Bacteria, E. Coli, Lead, Copper, Nitrates, Nitrites, Iron, pH, Water Hardness, Turbidity (cloudiness due to excess particles in the water), Chlorine, and Pesticides. Let SPS Inspections give you the information you need about the quality of the water you use in your home to be able to get even just a little peace of mind.
A clean, constant supply of drinking water is essential to every neighborhood. People in large cities regularly drink water that comes from surface-water sources, such as lakes, reservoirs, and rivers. When you consider where your drinking water comes from, it's vital to think about not just the part of the river or lake that you can see, however the whole watershed. The watershed is the acreage over which water flows into the lake, river, or tank. In more open, rural type areas, people are most likely to drink groundwater that was pumped from a well. These wells tap into aquifers, the natural tanks under the earth's surface. They might be just a few miles wide or they might cover the borders of numerous states. Just like surface area water, it is essential to bear in mind that activities many miles away from you can most definitely affect the quality of groundwater and hence the water you drink and use daily at home.
When a water distributor takes water from a river or reservoir that is yet to be treated, varying levels of contaminants and other pollutants are typically found in the water, along with various types of organic matter, i.e., leaves, dirt, and debris. Much of this groundwater is naturally filtered as it goes through layers of the earth into underground reservoirs referred to as aquifers. Water that suppliers pump from wells will typically consist of less organic contaminants and particulate matter than surface area water. It may not require to go through any or all of these treatments. A lot of water distributors add Chlorine or other chemicals to kill germs and other bacteria in your drinking water. According to the water source and its untreated quality, water distributors have different methods they can employ to ensure your drinking water is clean and safe to consume!