Aluminum Water Test
Aluminum can enter a water supply from natural deposits or because of discharges from refineries or mining operations. Aluminum contamination in water can turn the water bluish or there may be high levels of aluminum with no change in color. Aluminum is a known neurotoxin with possible links to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Is Aluminum in My Water Harmful?
There is an association between aluminum in water supplies and diseases of the nervous system, including links to dementia and Alzheimer’s. Aluminum can also build up on water pipes, water meters and service lines, resulting in malfunctions and a need for repairs. Aluminum is used in some water systems to reduce microorganisms, but it is supposed to be removed from the water before it goes to consumers. This test will tell you if the removal process is effective.
How Much Does an Aluminum Water Test Cost?
For $30, you can learn how much aluminum from naturally-occurring or man-made sources is in your water supply.