Irrigation waters contain some amount of dissolved materials or “salts”. These dissolved materials come from the weathering or break down of soil minerals. They dissolve and find their way into surface groundwater. The amount and kind of these dissolved materials affect the suitability of water for irrigation. By analyzing the nutrient content of the water applied through the pivots and flood irrigation, fertilizer applications can be adjusted to decrease output and increase your profit.
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Drinking Water Suitability (without coliform)
Special sample containers and delivery to laboratory within 48 hours are required for coliform samples. Keep samples cool if possible.
Coliform bacteria, Nitrate-nitrogen, Sulfate-sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Fluoride, Manganese, Total dissolved solids, Total hardness, Electrical conductivity, Water pH, Water quality ratings & interpretations
Basic Irrigation Water Suitability
Suggested for use with groundwater and surface water
Nitrate-nitrogen, Chloride, Sulfate-sulfur, Carbonate, Bicarbonate, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Boron, Total hardness, Total dissolved solids, Alkalinity, Electrical conductivity, Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR), Adjusted SAR (SARa), Sodium, % of cations, Water pH, pHc, Nutrients in lb/acre-foot, Water quality ratings & interpretations
Livestock Water Suitability
Suggested for use with drinking water for all livestock
Nitrate-nitrogen, Chloride, Sulfate-sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Total dissolved solids, Total hardness, Electrical conductivity, Water pH, Livestock hazard ratings
13 Parameter Test
Nitrate-nitrogen, Sulfate-sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Fluoride, Manganese, Chloride, Alkalinity, Total dissolved solids, Total hardness, Electrical conductivity, Water pH, Water quality ratings & interpretations
Wastewater Irrigation Suitability
Basic Irrigation plus Potassium as K20, Ammonia, Phosphorus as P205, Total Nitrogen (Calc), Total Phosphorus, Total Kjeldahl
Nursery Irrigation Suitablity
Basic Irrigation plus Potassium as K20, Ammonia (FIA), Phosphorus as P205, Phosphorus.
Water Testing Packages
Drinking & Livestock Packages Drinking & Irrigation Packages Drinking, Livestock, & Irrigation Packages Lead & Copper Package call for quote Coliform & Nitrate
Physical & Aggregate Properties
Alkalinity (Carbonate, Bicarbonate, & Hydroxide)
Electrical conductivity Hardness
Coliform, fecal (count)
Coliform, total (presence/absence)
Coliform, total (count)
Iron related (presence/absence)
Standard plate count (quantitative)
Sulfate reducing (presence/absence)
calculated from Calcium & Magnesium
Boron, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Molybdenum, Potassium, Sodium, Sulfur, Zinc
Nitrate or Nitrite
Nitrite + Nitrate
Total (Nitrite + Nitrate + TKN)
Sodium adsorption ratio (SAR)
Total dissolved (by calculation)
Call the Laboratories for information on testing packages and discounts based on sample volume.