When it comes to water quality,
what you don't know can hurt you.
by Gene Rosov
A Builder's Guide
to Water Testing
purposes. Some labs go to the trouble of
being certified in several states; this may
be a further indication that they take
quality testing seriously. Look for a lab
that is certified in at least one New
Some labs advertise that they use "certified"
methods. If they state this without
listing an actual laboratory certification
by a state or state agency, beware. Any lab
advertising the use of certified methods
without actually being certified should be
considered highly suspect for any analysis.
In some areas, lending institutions and
local Federal Housing Authority and
Veterans Administration officials