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Locally: We come to your location, collect the sample, provide you with results and purification / filtration advice

You cannot get a faster turnaround anywhere else!!!

Request a rush and for an additional $15-30 (for most tests) get your results back within 36 hours from when the samples arrive at our Lab

 Also see Microorganism / Coliforms, Giardia etc    

Tests of individual parameters are always more expensive!!! - Buy Groups if you can

HOW TO ORDER and GET RESULTS QUICKLY

1) select the tests you want    2) send us an email requesting those tests to dr_e@awsa.info    3) we will bill you using PayPal so you have a secure payment option and you can confirm the correct tests  and  4) we will send you instructions on how to collect the water samples and where to send them  5) collect and send us the water sample according to the instructions   6) we will perform the tests and send you a report by email

 

PARAMETER COMMENTS MAX CONTA-
MIN-
ATION
LIMIT
MEDICAL CONSEQUENCES OF INGESTION / EXPOSURE SOURCES MINIMUM
DETECTION
LIMIT
STANDARD FEE OVERNIGHT RUSH FEE
Microscopic Exam   Clear You cannot get this test anywhere else parasites, feces, insects, algae, protists, nematodes etc N/A  $  50.00 $100.00
Coliform Bacteria, E. coli or Fecal Coliforms   0 Various Water Borne Diseases Fecal from various sources    $  45.00 $75.00 for overnight results
Sodium   none Elevated Blood Pressure Salts - road salts, fertilizer salts, chemical plants 0.0 $50.00 $60.00
Nitrogen, Nitrate   10 mg/L Infants below the age of six months who drink water containing nitrate in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blue-baby syndrome. Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits 0-30, 0-4.5  $  37.00 $50.00
Arsenic
 
 
0.010 ppb Skin damage or problems with circulatory systems, and may have increased risk of getting cancer Soil, painting, industrial processes 0.0          $56.00

$65.00 (RUSH)
 
Total Dissolved Solids   500 ppm Heart, Blood Pressure Typical Tap~60-90ppm; Dist 0; Sp 143; Bot 140 0-2,000 ppm  $  35.00  
Lead     Central Nervous System damage, Brain, spinal cord injury

Infants and children: Delays in physical or mental development; children could show slight deficits in attention span and learning abilities

Adults: Kidney problems; high blood pressure
Lead, steel or iron pipes, solder, soil, industry 0.0 $55.00

 
 
$75.00 (RUSH)

 
Sulfate
 
  250 mg/L Can cause odor and discoloration. Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-70  $  35.00 $55.00
Iron, Total   0.3 mg/L Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-3  $  32.00 $39.00
Manganese, HR   0.05 mg/L Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-20  $  35.00 $46.00
Temperature (deg C)   No Limit Affects solubility, concentration of chemicals   -5 - 105 oC  $   9.00  
Color   0-5 CU        $  17.00  
Turbidity   0-25 NTU Inactivates Disinfectants Erosion and Organics 0  $  60.00  
Corrosivity            $  45.00 $65.00
Magnesium (By Calculation)     $15.00 if done along with Calcium Test      $  30.00 $50.00
Sterile Sampling Containers Usually Included in Test Fee   coliforms and chemistries      $   7.00  
Iron Reducing Bacteria - DO IT YOURSELF IN YOUR HOME
  DO IT YOURSELF
 
<------- $35.00.  Do it yourself: we send you a sterile growth tube with medium for only $35.00. you add sample and perform test.     $ 65.00
SEND US YOUR SAMPLE

 $35 for Do It Yourself
 
Sulfur Reducing Bacteria...DO IT YOURSELF
  DO IT YOURSELF
 
<------- $35.00.  Do it yourself: we send you a sterile growth tube with medium for only $35.00. you add sample and perform test.     $ 65.00
SEND US YOUR SAMPLE

 $35 for Do It Yourself
 
Slime Forming Bacteria...DO IT YOURSELF
  DO IT YOURSELF
 
<------- $35.00.  Do it yourself: we send you a sterile growth tube with medium for only $35.00. you add sample and perform test.     $ 65.00
SEND US YOUR SAMPLE

 $35 for Do It Yourself
 
Metals (Except Lead, Selenium and
Mercury)
    includes Arsenic      $  56.00  
Acidity   No Limit Affects ability to neutralize acids or bases   767285  $  30.00  
Alkalinity   250 mg/L Affects ability to neutralize acids or bases   767285  $  30.00  
Bromine   No Limit   Nematacides, soil sterilization 0-4.5  $  78.00  
Calcium, Total Hardness as Ca   No Limit   leaching from soil minerals; contributes to hardness 767285  $  25.00  
Carbon Dioxide   No Limit Acidifies water   10-1000  $  30.00  
Chloride   250 mg/L Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash) A component of salts 2228255  $  32.00 $ 60.00
Chlorine, Free & Total   No Limit   a disinfectant added man 0-2  $  31.50  
Chromium EPA PP   0.1 mg/L Allergic dermatitis Discharge from steel and pulp mills; erosion of natural deposits 0-0.60  $  33.00  
Conductivity   700 uS/cm Typical Distilled ~0-3 uS/cm; Tap 120-180 uS/cm; ;   Bottled Drink Water 276uS/cm; Bot. Spring 282 uS/cm 0-3,999 uS/cm  $  20.00  
Copper EPA PP   1.3 mg/L Short term exposure: Gastrointestinal distress  Long term exposure: Liver or kidney damage  People with Wilson's Disease should consult their personal doctor if the amount of copper in their water exceeds the action level Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits 0-5  $  32.00  
Dissolved Oxygen   No Limit     1-10+  $  36.00  
Fluoride   4.0 mg/L Bone disease (pain and tenderness of the bones); Children may get mottled teeth Water additive which promotes strong teeth; erosion of natural deposits; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories 0-2  $  25.50  
Hardness   No Limit 0-75 is considered soft leaching from soil minerals 767285  $  28.50  
Iodine   No Limit necessary in small doses; toxic in elevated doses   0-7  $  28.00  
Iron, Total   0.3 mg/L Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-3  $  29.00  
Manganese, HR   0.05 mg/L Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-20  $  32.00 $49.00
Nitrogen, Ammonia   No Limit   Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits 0-2.5  $  29.50  
Nitrogen, Nitrite   1.0 mg/L Infants below the age of six months who drink water containing nitrite in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blue-baby syndrome. Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits 0-0.300  $  32.75  
pH   6.5-8.5 Digestive problems Dist. 7.69; Sp 8.14; Bot 8.0; Tap 7.54 0-14  $   12.00  
Phosphorus, Total   No Limit  Direct Reading   0-2.5  $  33.00  
Phosphorus, Reactive (P2O5)   mg/L     0-2.5  $  33.00  
Phosphorus, PO43- ion   mg/L     0-2.5  $  33.00  
Potassium   No Limit       $ 50.00 $ 60.00
Salinity     Heart, Blood Pressure   0-80ppm  $  43.00  
Silica         0-1.600  $  36.50  
Sodium Chromate         0-1100  $  39.00  
Sulfate   250 mg/L Can cause odor and discoloration. Nuisance Chemical: Cosmetic or Aesthetic (Taste, Odor, Color, Rash)   0-70  $  33.00  
Sulfide         0-0.60  $  32.50  
500 ml Nalgene Sampling Bottles     Free w purchase of $100 of tests     $10.00  
             
Consult, Recommendations and Report ONLY     Review your existing lab results from another lab and offer FILTRATION advice and recommendations for purification of your water      $  90.00  

 

Much of the information contained in the following table was obtained from the USEPA documents titled “Current Drinking Water Standards”, “National Primary Drinking Water Regulations”, and “National Secondary Drinking Water Regulations”. Reference:

·         National Primary Drinking Water Regulations
·         National Secondary Drinking Water Regulations

The absence of information in certain areas of the table should NOT be taken to mean that there are, or are not, health hazards associated with those parameters.

 We are not connected with any government agency, or regulatory entity. We are completely independent and able to help you without reporting to ANYONE. We are committed to protecting your privacy and personal or company interests, and we guarantee the highest levels of security

 

MCL = Maximum Concentration Limit. The maximum amount allowed in your water supply.

MDL = Minimum Detection Limit. The numbers given represent the sensitivity of the tests being used. Some parameters can be tested using more sensitive methods when it is necessary.

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