Water Testing

If you want to test the physical components of the well itself, please see the Well Inspection Page. Well Inspections include one of the standard water tests listed below.

To schedule a water test: Call our office at 828.552.5174 x3

(or send us an email)

We test residential water from wells or springs.

We do tests for

  • Homeowner Information

  • Buyer Information

  • Mortgages & Refinances

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These are the test packages we currently offer:

Premium Water Test

This will test for Total Coliform, E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, Nitrite, pH, Total Dissolved Solids, Iron, Total Alkalinity, Copper, Phosphorus, Total Chlorine, and Turbidity.

Lender Water Test

This will test for Total Coliform, E. coli, Lead, Nitrate, Nitrite.

This is often what mortgage companies request for loans, especially FHA, USDA, VA, but please check with your lender for their specific requirements.

Basic Bacteria WaterTest

This will test for Total Coliform and E. coli.

To ensure sample quality, we collect all samples for testing.

We do not accept consumer collected samples.

If you are unsure which test you want/need, please give us a call - we are happy to discuss your situation with you.

See our Water Testing FAQ page for more water testing information, including:

  • Things to Know: Scheduling, etc

  • Why should I test my water?

  • How often should I test my water?

  • I haven't noticed any problems, do I still need to test?

  • Radon in Water

  • I'm getting a loan/refi - what test do I need?

  • Do I need to do anything before you come?

  • Testing Springs

  • Testing Creeks, Streams, Ponds, other natural bodies of water

  • Can I bring a sample to you?

  • And More

If you want a specific test that is not listed here, please call the office.

Add on Tests

These can be added onto any of the above tests.

Complete Bacteria

This test measures if there are any bacteria in a water sample and provides an estimate of how many bacteria in each mL of sample.  It does not specify which bacteria are present.

Please note: it does take 1-2 extra business days for this result due to the nature of the test.


This test measures whether or not there is any Arsenic in a water sample.

Heavy Metals

This test measure whether or not there are any heavy metals in a water sample.

It will not identify which metals are present.

Non-Specific Pesticide

This test measures whether or not there are any pesticides from the most common groups of consumer grade pesticides.  It does not identify individual pesticides.


  • a NC Certified Drinking Water Lab

  • a NC Licensed Septic Inspector and Installer

  • a NC Certified Class A Well Contractor

  • an affiliate member of Hendersonville Board Of Realtors