What should I do if I want my household water tested?

If you are concerned about contaminants in the LBRID water system, contact your state drinking water certification officer to obtain a list of certified labs that can help you determine what specific tests may be of interest. Depending on how many contaminants you wish to test for, the cost of a water test can range from $15 to hundreds of dollars. Visit EPA’s Safe Drinking Water Information website if you have questions external icon on testing methods.

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1. Where does my drinking water come from?
2. How is my drinking water regulated?
3. How do germs and chemicals get into my drinking water?
4. How do I filter water at my home if I am concerned about water quality?
5. How can I find out if there has been a violation in our public water standard?
6. Who do I need to contact to find out more information about water quality in my area?
7. How often does the local public water system test my drinking water?
8. What should I do if I want my household water tested?
9. Who should I contact if my water has a funny smell, taste, or appearance?