Farm and Agricultural Drinking
Water, Irrigation Water
Farm and Agricultural Drinking Water,
Groundwater, Spring Water Testing and Environmental Education PROGRAM
Farm and Agricultural Water Testing /
Agricultural Businesses Only
(Not for regulatory use !)
Informational Water Testing Program
- Low Cost Screening Tests
Option 1: The Basic Water Chemistry Package and Bacterial Testing - You will
be linked to a different webpage - then navigate to Product List and Find
the Code Sighted in the Link.
Quick Bacteria Test (Presence/Absence) - This is a quick test for the presence or absence of Coliform and E. Coli Bacteria. Coliform is an indicator bacteria that public water supplies are required to monitor. The presence of Coliform could indicate the presence of other infection disease causing organisms. If Coliform is present, then we look for E. Coli which is a known pathogen. (Code 9156)- $ 40.00, plus shipping. - Request information
Inspect Test includes bacteria, nitrate, nitrite, iron, lead, copper, turbidity, and pH.(Code 9154) - $ 127.00, plus shipping. - Request information
Water Check 1 & 2 - This testing package covers 19 heavy metals and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, iron, lead, arsenic and mercury. Additionally, analyzes other inorganic compounds and physical characteristics including nitrate, nitrite, chloride, fluoride, sulfate, alkalinity, pH and hardness. (Code 9000)- $ 102.00, plus shipping - Request information
Corrosion Check -An informational testing package that was developed for people who are experiencing signs of corrosion in their plumbing fixtures. This test analyzes contaminants that can specifically affect corrosion. This package can be used for well water and city water. (Code 9201) - $ 110.00, plus shipping - Request information
Option 2: Comprehensive Water Testing for Trace Metals and Organics
Watercheck- This informational testing package will check for 83 contaminants in your well water. These contaminants include Bacteria, (19) Heavy Metals & Minerals, (6) Other Inorganic Chemicals, (5) Physical Characteristics, (4) Trihalomethanes (disinfection by-products) and (47) Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs). This package works well for well water customers. (Code 9001)- $ 167.00, plus shipping - Request information
Watercheck with Pesticide Option- This informational testing package will check for 103 contaminants in your well water. These contaminants include Bacteria, (19) Heavy Metals & Minerals, (6) Other Inorganic Chemicals, (5) Physical Characteristics, (4) Trihalomethanes (disinfection by-products), (47) Volatile Organic Chemicals (VOCs), and (20) Pesticides, Herbicides and PCBs. This package works well for well water customers.
(Code 9002)- $ 206.00, plus shipping - - Request information .
Well-Check is our well water testing package that includes microbiological testing (Total Coliform & E-Coli) and the analysis of 19 heavy metals & minerals, 6 inorganic chemicals and physical factors. This package helps homeowners to determine what is in their well water and if a treatment system is needed. This package is a great follow up test for our customers who are using our Watercheck test package and need to determine if new treatment systems are working to correct any bacteria or metals issues that were detected. This product also benefits anyone who is looking to monitor their well water on a regular basis. (Code 9003) - $ 137.00, plus shipping.- Request information
The City-Check Deluxe testing package is for customers on municipal water supplies who are concerned about pesticides and herbicides. This package includes everything in the Basic and Standard City-Check testing packages, and adds on a list of 20 pesticides, herbicides and PCBs that are tested. Pesticides and herbicides are more likely to be found in water supplies that utilize surface water as a source rather than groundwater, due to run-off from agricultural areas. (Code 9503) - $ 236.00, plus shipping. - Request information
Nuisance Bacteria Testing - Homeowners interested in getting their water tested and are experiencing nuisance related problems can have their water tested for specific nuisance related bacteria. This package is recommended if you want to check the general potability of your water source, plus you are having problems with elevated iron levels, musty odors, or sulfur odors. The cost for the testing is $ 30.00 per bacterial screen or all three tests for a total cost of $ 70.00. The specialized bacterial testing package may include iron reducing bacteria, slime bacteria, and sulfur reducing bacteria. To request a homeowners water sampling package, please send an email to the address found below and include the following: Name, complete mailing address, email address, and a description of your water supply and possible concerns by email to Request Order Form For Option 3. Please put Water Testing Option 3 in Subject area.
Pathogenic Bacteria Screening - The specialized bacterial testing package
that includes a presence/absence test for pathogenic bacteria. This
package is recommended if you want to check the general potability of your
water source, plus you are having problems with musty odors, repeated
coliform positives, taste problems, or sulfur odors. The cost of this
analysis is only $ 55.00 per sample and includes a professional evaluation
of the results with recommendations. To request a homeowners water sampling
package, please send an email to the address found below and include the
following: Name, complete mailing address, email address, and a description
of your water supply and possible concerns by email to Request
Order Form For Option 5.
Please put Water Testing Option 5 in Subject area.
Option 4: Radiological Testing Radiological Testing - Uranium, Radon, Radium
The Standard Radiological
water testing package includes Uranium, Gross Alpha & Beta and Radon in
(Code 7001)- $
150.00, plus shipping.
Deluxe Radiological water testing package includes Uranium, Gross Alpha & Beta, Radon and Radium 226 & 228. (Code 7002) - $ 420.00, plus shipping. - Request information
Water Check with Pesticides
Radiological Testing - Uranium, Radon, Radium, and More
City Water Testing - We have a kit for YOU.
Well Water Check - Get an Annual Check UP.
Corrosion Problems - Metallic Taste, Blue Green Staining, Leaking Pipes
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Water Research Center
B.F. Environmental Consultants Inc.
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Dallas, PA 1861
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