What contaminants can our drinking water range can test for?

Testing of your drinking water at home, from varying water sources including town water, tank water or dam water, can be done simply with our home drinking water kit range. Below you’ll see what parameters are possible to test for within our testing range and you’ll know what the MCL (Maximum Containment Limit) is, referenced by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
Bacteria – 0/No Bacteria Coliforms should be present.
Copper – 2 mg/L (ppm).
Iron – Ideally <0.3 mg/L (ppm).
Nitrate – 50 mg/L (ppm).
Nitrite – 3 mg/L (ppm).
Free Chlorine – 5 mg/L (ppm).
Lead – 0.01 mg/L (ppm).
Mercury – 0.001 mg/L (ppm).
Pesticide - Atrazine 0.02 mg/L (ppm), Chlorpyrifos 0.01 mg/L (ppm), Diuron 0.02 mg/L (ppm).
Sulphate – 500 mg/L (ppm) – Ideally <250 mg/L (ppm).
pH/Alkalinity – Ideally 6.5 – 8.5.
Total Hardness - Soft Water 0-60 mg/L (ppm), Good Quality Water 60-200 mg/L (ppm), Hard Water 200-500 mg/L (ppm) and Very Hard Water >500 mg/L (ppm)

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