In many parts of the world water, especially drinking water, is not only in short supply but may be contaminated with chemcials or bacteria. Bacteria can be removed by boiling or by reverse osmosis filtration but chemicals can be difficult to detect and remove, so the first step is to know how many contaminants are present and in what concentratios, which can be easily done by using an inexpensive drinking water quality test kit .The First Alert® Drinking Water Test Kit contains everything you need to test water simply and accuratelyin order to know if your water contains unsafe or undesirable levels of 8 common contaminants. They are simple to use: Prior to testing, run water for 15-20 seconds to flush standing water from pipes, then follow instructions carefully for each test, and compare results to the Desired Values. Drinking water which tests outside the desired values may be dangerous to your health.
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