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Supplemental Testing
For an additional fee, the following supplemental tests can be performed:


Radon Testing   Water Pressure and Flow Measurement    Water Quality Analysis


Radon Testing
Two gas tests are placed in home for 48 hours (+/- 2 hours). At the conclusion of the test, the vials are retrieved by you or a designated person and mailed to the lab to be read. A written report of results is usually mailed to you within 24 hours of the labs receipt of the vials, however, the results can be obtained by phone. The cost of the test kits, lab fees and postage are included in the fee.
Learn more about radon here.
Radon Testing: $100.00

Water Pressure and Flow Measurement Test
Water pressure (psi) and flow (gpm) are measured by meters at a hose bib/faucet. This test is particularly useful to determine the adequacy of a private on-site well.
Learn more about radon in water here.
Water Pressure & Flow Test: $25.00

Water Quality Analysis
A water sample is obtained and the following tests are performed by a Massachusetts Certified Laboratory:

  • Total coliform bacteria
  • Alkalinity
  • Calcium
  • Chloride
  • Conductivity
  • Fluoride
  • Iron
  • Manganese
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • Orthophosphate
  • pH
  • Potassium
  • Sodium
  • Sulfate
  • Hardness
  • Corrosion

Results are usually mailed or faxed to you within 10 to 14 days. The report compares results of your sample with the maximum contaminant levels recommended by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection for drinking water and gives an explanation of the parameters. These tests are particularly useful to determine the quality of well water.
Water Quality Analysis: $150.00

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