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Category Press Release
Publish Date 3/21/2017
Author Paul Cochrane
Title Testing for Lead and Other Common Drinking Water Contaminants is Now Simple and Affordable
Introduction EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers an inexpensive and easy-to-use test kit to identify lead and other drinking water contamination concerns.

Cinnaminson, NJ, March 21, 2017  

Over the last year, people across the United States have become much more aware of potential drinking water contaminants. This is in large part due to high profile news reports of lead-tainted water in Flint, Michigan, and more recently, lead concerns in school drinking water fountains in numerous states.

Contaminated drinking water can be a threat to anyone’s health and this can be especially true for young children. Although public water systems are regulated by the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, deterioration or damage to a home or building’s supply lines can at times allow contaminants to populate the drinking water supply. Contaminated materials may also have also been used during the manufacturing of water supply distribution systems such as service lines and pipes. In addition, materials utilized throughout a building’s plumbing system, including fixtures, fittings, solders and fluxes can also be a source of contamination.

In response to concerns over lead and other common contaminants in drinking water, EMSL Analytical, Inc. offers a Drinking Water Test Kit. It is simple to use and offers results in just several business days from the time the laboratory receives the sample. Each sample from the kit is analyzed for the following drinking water contaminants:
  • E. coli
  • Iron
  • Lead
  • Manganese
  • Nitrate
  • Nitrite
  • pH
  • Total Coliform
  • Turbidity

 
Once the sample has been analyzed, EMSL compares the sample results to national standards that are defined within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Primary and Secondary Drinking Water Regulations.

“This Drinking Water Test Kit offers all of the necessary sampling supplies to quickly and efficiently collect a drinking water sample within a clean, complete and professionally crafted package,” said Joe Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “This test kit is also a great benefit for the millions of Americans who rely on private water sources from wells or other sources.”

To learn more about testing drinking water or to access a Drinking Water Test Kit, please visit www.WaterTestKitEMSL.com or www.EMSL.com, call (800) 220-3675 or email info@EMSL.com.

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is one of the leading testing laboratories with over 40 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com for a complete listing of accreditations.  In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.

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