I submitted a drinking water sample and the results said Total Coliform bacteria was found. What does that mean?
The presence of Total Coliform bacteria in a drinking water sample indicates there may be bacterial contamination in the drinking water. You may want to disinfect you well. Follow the directions you received with the sampling kit.

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1. What type of sampling kit is needed to test for bacteria in drinking water?
2. I submitted a drinking water sample and the results said Total Coliform bacteria was found. What does that mean?
3. I need my water tested for Giardia and Cryptosporidium. Can the City of Sherman Laboratory test for this?
4. How does a customer know what analyses a laboratory can perform for regulatory testing?
5. What is the National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program (NELAP)?