How to Read Your Report

  1. Your identifying information, with sample address location, and label, that you put on your sample as the ID.
  2. This is the kit/set tested for as well as the internal lab ID, that will help the laboratory identify your sample if you need assistance.
  3. The analysis performed are grouped into one of five main categories, that can indicate the potential impact to your or your water quality:
    • Tests that Impact Health
    • Tests that Impact Quality- Taste & Color
    • Tests that Impact Quality- Corrosion & Scaling
    • Tests that Impact Plants & Landscaping
    • Tests that Impact Livestock Suitability
  4. The analytical results are color coded to help you spot potential issues:
    • Green= Satisfactory
    • Yellow= Monitor
    • Red=Warning
  5. Rating shows you where your results lie, compared to results that are Satisfactory, results to Monitor, or Warning, that may require action or further investigation.
  6. Advisory Range shows the guidance limits for the particular analyte in question, and the action to take at each level.
  7. Understanding your results are key to your report! Each advisory range has an interpretation to give you additional information needed to decide about additional testing, taking action, create a testing schedule, etc.