This test includes total coliform bacteria and e.coli bacteria. Coliform bacteria is naturally present in the environment. Testing can be done as Positive/Non Detected or quanitative collony count.
Coliform bacteria is naturaly present in the environment and the most common test requested. Bacteria testing is one of the tests the EPA recommends performing annually. This test is especially important for a new, replaced or repaired well. Bacteria tesing is also recommended after filter changes. Testing can be done as Positive/Non Detected or quanitative colony count.