11/21/2016: Does Iron in Drinking Water Pose a Threat? -- Today's inquiry came to use from 'Margette' who asked, "
We used your iron test to test our tap water and it read pretty high by the color chart. Our house is old and in an older part of town we're told by neighbors the pipes underground are...... [more details here.]
11/16/2016: Can WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit Get Used on Coffee or Tea? -- Recently we heard from 'SanJ' who asked, "Can we use the WaterSafe well water strip check for contamination of beverages (like coffee, tea)?"
The WaterSafe Well Water Test Kit uses visual test methods for detection of the different quality pa...... [more details here.]
11/16/2016: Does SenSafe Heavy Metals Check Test for Chromium-6? -- With all the recent talk about Chromium-6 in the news, again, we have gotten inundated with questions asking if the SenSafe Heavy Metals Check product we carry will detect Chromium-6 (also known as Hexavalent Chromium).
SenSafe Heavy M...... [more details here.]
11/16/2016: Testing for Chloramines and Chlorine at the Same Time -- The other day 'Kodawari' asked, "Hello. Do you have any kits that test for chloramine and chlorine together? Thanks."
No home testing product that we know of tests for chloramines directly, but you can calculate the chloramine concentration ...... [more details here.]
11/16/2016: Can the EZ Cult Bacteria Test Give Coliform Count? -- Today's inquiry came to us from 'Sir Lawrence' who asked, "I'm considering the EZ Cult Bacteria test and need to know Does this test (or any test you know of) test for numbers of total coliforms? In other words, a test that will give the level...... [more details here.]
09/16/2016: Brief Water Statement from the Water Test Kit Store -- We saw a post on Facebook recently that showed internal pictures of pipes allegedly from Flint, MI accompanied by the following text: "Instead of putting new oil pipelines in North Dakota, let's put new water lines in Flint."
For those who think F...... [more details here.]
07/15/2016: Color Change in Coliform Bacteria Test After 48 Hours -- We recently heard from 'Nate' who asked, "I did the simple coliform test for 48 hr. I noted @ 46 hr (77F) the sample was yellow as it had been from the start; I did not note the color @ 48hr time. Then this morning @ 58 hr, the sample was a little...... [more details here.]
04/21/2016: Free Water Testing in Allegan County (Michigan) -- We recently learned that the Allegan Conservation District in Allegan County (Michigan) will distribute free test kits for nitrates and nitrites to landowners from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, at the Allegan County Area Technical and Education Center, 2891 116th Ave. in Allegan. This free water test kit offer comes to […]... [more details here.]
04/21/2016: DIY Home Water Test Kit or Mail-In Home Water Test Kit… Which is Better? -- Recently we received an inquiry from 'Peggy' who asked, "
I'm not certain which test kit to order, I use well water. Do I do the testing in my home or is this a kit I mail in to get results?"
Thank you, Peggy, for your inquiry. At this tim...... [more details here.]
04/13/2016: Hydrogen Sulfide in Well Water & its Effect on Arsenic Testing -- Today's inquiry came to us from 'JenKelli' who asked,
"Hi, our well water has hydrogen sulfide in it according to neighbors and we used your arsenic quick test kit which says it has trouble reading arsenic if hydrogen sulfide is present. Ca...... [more details here.]