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Informational vs Compliance Testing: what’s the difference, which is better, and which do I need?
Strictly speaking, compliance testing is intended (and required) for those entities that must comply with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and report the quality of their water against established US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) limits...
Buying a Home with Well Water? Here’s 5 Ways to Maintain it
If you’re moving out of the bustling city to a more peaceful and quiet countryside home, chances are you’re buying a home that has a well water system. Most homes in cities access their water via...
What Is Lead And How Does It Get In My Water?
This is the second in a continuing series where we'll take a look at the sources, health effects, and analysis of specific contaminants that we test for at Xperiential Laboratories. This time: lead. What Is Lead...
Why Is My Water Black?
Unlike brown water, covered in our recent blog post, those experiencing black water often report this discoloration to be more consistent, rather than seasonal or on-again, off-again. Causes of Black Water Black water is commonly caused...
How Do I Know If I Have Arsenic In My Water?
What Is Arsenic And How Does It Get In My Water? Arsenic is a metal that is found naturally in rocks and minerals all over the world. Arsenic has many commercial uses in industry and agriculture...
Why Is My Water Brown?
Causes Of Brown Water Brown water is commonly caused by one of the following: Sediment, rust, or minerals dislodged from water mains or even your hot water heater Water main breaks or construction Corroding pipes. Particularly...