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Testing your tap water for contamination is way easier than you think

Do you trust that your drinking water is safe? Recent surveys suggest that nearly half of Americans are unsure. In the wake of environmental tragedies like the Flint water crisis, it's not shocking that many citizens feel this way. But while the technology exists to take testing into ones own hands, monitoring air and water quality is still generally considered the responsibility of a municipality, not an individual homeowner. That is, of course, as it should be. Still—if official promises of safety can't always be trusted, can at-home products make up for government shortcomings?

Testing your home for contaminants can seem daunting. Traditional water testing can be expensive, and…

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 Testing your tap water for contamination is way easier than you think

There are more options for at-home testing than ever.

8 Best Water Testing Kits of 2020

Water testing kits are an easy way to gain valuable insight into the quality of the water you rely upon for drinking, cooking, bathing, laundry, and more. These kits generally use either test strips submerged into a water sample or drops that react with various contaminants if present. Other testing kits require you to mail a submission into a laboratory. While these tests are usually the most comprehensive, they're also the most expensive.


The National Ground Water Association (NGWA) recommends well owners test their water at least annually for bacteria, nitrates, and any contaminants of local concern.


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