Short FHA – $100
Total Coliform and E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, and Nitrite.
Additional tests and services can be requested at anytime during the ordering process. Contact CREL for details.
Coliform: Coliform bacteria are organisms that are present in the environment and in the feces of all warm-blooded animals and humans. Coliform bacteria will not likely cause illness. However, their presence in drinking water indicates that disease-causing organisms (pathogens) could be in the water system. – Wikipedia
E. coli: Escherichia coli, is a type of bacteria that normally lives in your intestines. It’s also found in the gut of some animals. Most types of E. coli are harmless and even help keep your digestive tract healthy. But some strains can cause diarrhea if you eat contaminated food or drink fouled water. – Wikipedia
Lead: Drinking water delivered through lead pipes or pipes joined with lead solder may contain lead. … Lead also causes long-term harm in adults, including increased risk of high blood pressure and kidney damage. – Wikipedia
Nitrate: Nitrates are common components of fertilizers and explosives. Almost all nitrate are soluble in water. – Wikipedia
Nitrite: Nitrite is an intermediate product of the oxidation of ammonia to nitrate. Normally, very little nitrite is present in aquaculture systems. However, nitrite will occasionally accumulate in culture systems due to an imbalance in the nitrification process. – Wikipedia