Water Test Results

Each report is given a unique report number along with the name of the assay performed. If you have a question about the results of a particular test, please reference the report number on the certificate.

When interpreting the results, remember that:

  • The results relate only to the item(s) tested.
  • Reports cannot be reproduced, except in full, without the written consent of the LEAP Testing Service.
  • The average turnaround time from receipt of samples to the issuance of results varies depending on the tests performed. Bacteria testing can be completed within 48-72 hours. Other tests may take up to 7-10 business days.
  • Results are provided electronically and sent to the email address indicated on the Chain of Custody form. A hard copy can be requested for an additional $5 charge. It will be mailed through USPS to the address on the form.
  • The report may be withheld for non-payment.

Resources for Interpreting Results

Drinking Water Interpretation Tool (DWIT)

This website provides interpretation of water test results received from a water testing laboratory by entering results into the electronic form.

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Disinfection Fact Sheet for Drinking Water Wells

Disinfection procedures that may be carried out by homeowners on an existing well.

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Drinking Water Treatment Technologies for Househould Use

A guide for household water treatment.

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Individual Water Supply Wells - Fact Sheet

Recommended Residential Water Quality Testing

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How to Interpret a Water Analysis Report

This article outlines some of the major parameters you may see on the analysis and assists you in understanding the numbers on a water test report.

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