This mail-in kit checks a wide range of contaminant levels in drinking water, including heavy metals, organic and inorganic chemicals and coliform bacteria. Choose one of two Watercheck Test Kits:
The Standard kit
tests for 83 items. Click here for a list.
The Pesticide kit
includes all the contaminants in the Standard, plus a test for 20 pesticides and herbicides. Click here for a list.
There are also three options if you suspect radiological elements in your water and want to test for them:
Uranium and gross alpha and beta radiation particles such as tritium, cobalt, strontium and radium.
Basic Radiological plus radon gas.
Standard Radiological plus additional radium isotopes. Click here for a full description of the three radiological add-on tests.
To use the kits, just take samples of your water and send them to the company, which will mail the results to you within 10-15 business days of receipt. Your report will tell you the level of each contaminant in your water and whether it exceeds established guidelines. (To see what a water report looks like, click here.)
Comes with all collection containers and return shipping box. Lab fees included; customer pays shipping charge to lab. (Note: If you suspect bacteria in your water, the samples need to be sent via overnight mail for the bacteria test to be valid.)