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This article explains choosing water tests to check for the presence of pesticide chemicals in drinking water wells.Be sure to review actual parameters with your home inspector or laboratory: parameters and costs vary. Our water test fee includes a base collection fee plus the actual lab costs for the specific water tests performed. We do not add a markup on lab costs.
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Pesticides Contamination- water test parameters - how to check for pesticide contaminants in drinking water
So depending on the age of the property and when pesticides may have been applied, you want to be sure to order the correct pesticide screening test.
This website describes the types of water testing available, outlines common water test fees, describes the details of what parameters are included in various water test options, and gives advice to assist you in deciding what tests to order.
The list of test parameters below is a typical selection for water supply when there is reason to suspect contamination by pesticides. Wells near golf courses, on farms, or at older homes which were treated or suspected of having been treated for insect pests are candidates for this procedure. Note: these water tests and water test laboratory fees will vary depending on lab chosen and subject to lab rate changes without notice.
Be sure to review actual parameters with your home inspector or laboratory: parameters and costs vary.
Readers should also see our longer article Water Quality Testing, and advice for home buyers and building owners: water contaminants, water test procedures, well shock procedures, preventing drinking water contamination, and Cheating on water tests in that document.
Also see PESTICIDE EXPOSURE HAZARDS for a wider discussion of pesticide exposure hazards in buildings.
What drinking water contamination tests should you order? This article explains the general classes of water contaminants covered in a water test for pesticides or pesticide contamination. Be sure to review the pesticide test alternatives with your water test consultant or lab.
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