This rating system assigns a single score to the overall water quality of a private water system. The rating is based on a combination of primary and secondary water quality standards defined by the U.S. EPA as well as factoring in the MassDEP Office of Research and Standards Guidelines (ORSG).
Our easy-to-understand numerical system allows you to see how your water compares to bottled and public water and drinking water standards.
Meets all health-related limits and goals for drinking water defined by EPA. No health risks, no aesthetic or infrastructure risks.
76–90 Safe with Risk
Meets all health-related drinking water limits but: one or more infrastructure or aesthetic standards are exceeded and/or presents some health risk.
Does not meet drinking water mandatory limits. Any one or more primary health-related limits, goals or advisories is exceeded.
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Analyze for Health Risks
Monitor for Changes
Protect your family from harmful contaminants year after year with SafeWell TotalCare.
This 5-step continuum monitors your water for changes through regular testing and analysis to keep your water healthy for life.