This test is ideal for buyers and sellers evaluating the costs and important long-term health and maintenance considerations for a home transaction.
Testing for Contaminants
Our city water tests for the following:
Test Results in Report
Our reports include unbiased water treatment recommendations and cost estimates.
If you have specific questions about the Water Test and Water Test Report please contact us so we can further assist you.
Community Water Systems
Most water systems test for lead as a regular part of water monitoring. These tests give a system-wide picture, but do not reflect conditions at a specific
If you want to know if your home’s drinking water contains unsafe levels of lead, have your water tested. Testing is the only way to confirm if lead is present or absent.
Private Water Supplies
If your drinking water does not come from a public water system or you get your drinking water from a household well, you alone are responsible for assuring that it is safe.
Routine testing for a few of the most common contaminants is highly recommended. Even if you currently have a safe, pure water supply, regular testing can be valuable because it establishes a record of water quality.
Test water every year for total coliform bacteria, nitrates, total dissolved solids, and pH levels, especially if you have a new well, or have replaced or repaired pipes, pumps, or the well casing.
Test for sulfate, chloride, iron, manganese, hardness, and corrosion, and every three years. If you suspect other contaminants, test for these also.
Water Quality Issues
A variety of noticeable issues such as taste, color, odor, and staining of clothes or fixtures are signs of possible water quality problems.
Other things to think about include the nearness of your water well to septic systems and the composition of your home’s plumbing materials.
Do you notice a change in water taste, odor, color, or clarity? You may need to test more than once a year.
Why Choose Us
- Locally Owned & Operated in Bakersfield
- Experience with Water Testing in Kern County
- We Use State-of-the-Art Equipment
- Our Home Inspectors are members of ASHI (American Society of Home Inspectors)