When purchasing a new home, families want to be assured that their water supply is safe. SGA Inspection Inc. provides water quality testing and well equipment performance inspections to put your mind at ease.
Well water may contain contaminates, possibly endangering your family’s health. Regular water testing is very important since many dangerous contaminants are tasteless, odorless, and don’t alter the appearance of water coming from the tap.
Private well owners should test their drinking water every year for coliform bacteria and nitrate. These two contaminants in particular can substantially impact a person’s health.
When your results are back, we’ll go over the water quality analysis report with you and provide you with a copy for your records.
It is important to keep your annual water quality records in case you ever sell your house. These will also come in handy for determining when further action may be necessary.
Found in sewage, fertilizers, and animal waste. They can cause serious harm to infants under 6 months of age. They can cause “Baby Blue Syndrome” which inhibits the body’s ability to carry oxygen and can be fatal.
Nitrate, coliform bacteria, pH levels, total dissolved solids (the amount of minerals, salts, and metals), and other contaminants if they are suspected.
Tests for arsenic should be performed at least twice while you own the well; once in the winter and once in the summer to check for seasonal variations and additionally if your neighbors have had a high reading.